Chapter

Aortic lesions

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0017

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Aortic lesions

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Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) 118

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) 122

Aortopulmonary window 122

Common arterial trunk/truncus arteriosus 124

Marfan syndrome 126

See Fig. 10.1.

Narrowing of aorta, usually just distal to L subclavian artery.

Considerable variation in anatomy and severity, from mild, localized obstruction to interruption or hypoplasia of the arch....

Chapter.  1187 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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