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Percutaneous treatment of totally occluded the coarctation of the aorta with angioplasty and stenting.
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PMID:  22338553     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is one of the most frequently encountered congenital heart diseases and in most of cases it is characterized with a discrete narrowing localized on the thoracic aorta just distal to the left subclavian artery. The incidence of totally occluded CoA is very rare. The treatment options for CoA include surgical approaches, transcatheter balloon angioplasty, or stent placement. Although stenting has been the preferred method for the treatment of CoA, few studies exist in the literature regarding the use of stenting approach in the treatment of total occluded CoA. Therefore, we aimed to present a CoA patient treated using material and techniques used in the standard treatment of chronic total occlusion of coronary arteries.
Authors:
H U Yazici; T Ulus; K Temel; M Nasifov; A Birdane; O Göktekin
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European review for medical and pharmacological sciences     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1128-3602     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9717360     Medline TA:  Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology Eskişehir Osmangazi University School of Medicine, Eskişehir, Turkey. drhyazici@gmail.com
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