Coarctation of the Aorta

Coarctation of the Aorta means the narrowing of the aorta or the abnormality in the structure of aorta. It usually occurs in the region of ductus arteriosus (responsible for blood flow), typically present in the left side of the heart, that causes the work of left ventricle harder.

Related Journals: Journal of Congenital Anomalies; Journal of Congenital Heart Disease; Journal of Pediatrics and Congenital Disorders; The New England Journal of Medicine

 

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