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Coarctation of the Aorta

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredic M. Harwin
  • Alain Carpentier

Abstract

Coarctation of the thoracic aorta was first resected successfully in 1944.20 Although resection has remained the most common method of repair, additional operations have been developed to encompass the anatomic variations of coarctation. The objective of all procedures is permanent relief of any gradient across the coarctation and establishment of normal, pulsatile flow to the lower body.

Keywords

Aortic Arch Subclavian Artery Ventricular Septal Defect Left Subclavian Artery Aortic Coarctation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley J. Harlan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Albert Starr
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Fredic M. Harwin
    • 6
  • Alain Carpentier
    • 7
  1. 1.Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgerySutter Memorial HospitalSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Davis Medical SchoolUniversity of CaliforniaSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  4. 4.Heart Institute at St. Vincent HospitalPortlandUSA
  5. 5.Starr-Wood Cardiac Group, P.C.PortlandUSA
  6. 6.Harwin StudiosPortlandUSA
  7. 7.Hôpital BroussaisUniversity of ParisParisFrance

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