May 15, 2011 · The incidence of coarctation of the aorta is 4 in 10.000 live births, accounting for 5–8% of the children with congenital heart defects Aortic coarctation presenting during adult life most frequently represents cases of re–coarctation, following previous transcatheter or surgical therapy, or missed cases of native coarctation.Cited by: 21. Coarctation of the aorta is a common congenital defect, which although normally detected and surgically repaired in childhood may present in adolescence or adulthood, usually in the context of investigation for hypertension. The morphological spectrum of abnormalities range from a discrete stenosis Cited by: 93.
Aug 17, 2019 · A narrowing of the major artery (the aorta) that carries blood to the body. This narrowing affects blood flow where the arteries branch out to carry blood along separate vessels to the upper and lower parts of the body. CoA can cause high blood pressure or . Mar 15, 2000 · Long-term follow-up of adult patients after surgical intervention for aortic coarctation has been associated with systemic arterial hypertension, recoarctation, and progressive aortic and/or mitral valve disease from congenital abnormalities [(1)]. Increased morbidity and shortened life span haveCited by: 26.