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Serial two-dimensional echocardiography for detection of coarctation of the aorta in the postnatal period.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6672785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the ultrasound appearance of postnatal development of an angiographically proven coarctation of the aorta in a full-term infant. The diagnosis of a discrete coarctation was subsequently supported on a repeat two-dimensional echocardiogram, after an initial clinical and two-dimensional study at 6 h of age that had revealed only minimal juxtaductal aortic deformity. We stress the importance of two-dimensional echocardiography as a reliable noninvasive method for detecting the change in aortic contour occurring with ductal closure in infants with predisposing aortic anatomy who will go on to develop coarctation of the aorta.
Authors:
E Grenadier; C O Lima; D J Sahn; H D Allen; L M Valdes-Cruz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:    1983 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-17     Completed Date:  1984-05-17     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  285-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Coarctation / diagnosis*
Echocardiography / methods*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male

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