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ALLMedicine™ Aortic Coarctation Center

Research & Reviews  502 results

Medium-term follow-up of autologous pericardial patches for pediatric aortic arch recon...
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Le Picault B, Pavy C et. al.

Aug 11th, 2022 - Direct anastomosis, like end-to-end anastomosis or end-to-side anastomosis, is commonly employed to repair aortic coarctation or interrupted aortic arch. Direct anastomosis of the aorta, however, may result in restenosis or bronchial compression. ...

Mid-aortic syndrome: a rare cause of heart failure in infants.
ESC Heart Failure; Zhao L, Zhu L et. al.

Jul 13th, 2022 - This case reports describe a rare disease, mid-aortic syndrome (MAS), that can cause severe heart failure and hypertension in infancy. The typical images, key points of diagnosis, and therapy methods of the disease have also been presented. We rep...

Monochorionic twins with 15q26.3 duplication presenting with selective intrauterine gro...
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Kannan S, Bodurtha JN et. al.

Jul 8th, 2022 - Duplication of the distal end of chromosome 15q has been previously implicated in a characteristic overgrowth syndrome. Additionally, many patients have other congenital malformations, including cardiac, renal, genital, and musculoskeletal anomali...

Outcomes of one-staged procedures to treat aortic coarctation complicated by cardiac an...
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; Lin H, Chang Y et. al.

Jul 6th, 2022 - One-staged surgical treatment of aortic coarctation combined with cardiac anomalies is challenging. We aim to evaluate the feasibility of bilateral aortofemoral bypass technique in one-staged surgery treating coractation by comparing surgical outc...

Surgical Treatment of Adult Williams-Beuren Syndrome with Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula.
The Heart Surgery Forum; Zhang X, Wang S et. al.

Jul 6th, 2022 - Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a genetic disease involving the gene deletion of a chromosome. It is sporadically caused by the disruption of the elastin gene at the locus 7q11.23, and it occurs in as many as 1:7,500 individuals [Zucker 2018]. W...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  17 results

Evaluation of Aortic Stiffness as a Prognostic Indicator of Aortic Dilatation in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve by Multimodal Imaging

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Background Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV) is the most common congenital heart defect with prevalence around 1 to 2% of the general population . It is defined by the presence of two functional cusps with less than three parallel zones of apposition be...

Paravertebral Nerve Blocks in Neonates

Feb 9th, 2022 - Pain and pain control remain a major concern in the neonatal and infant populations and pain is often undertreated in order to achieve other goals of medical management. Pain control with narcotic medications create an additional concern as withdr...

Contribution of Multimodal Imaging in Early Coarctation

Feb 1st, 2022 - Coarctation of the aorta is one of the most common congenital heart diseases (5 to 8%). This heart disease can clinically result in two major clinical presentation: a neonatal form, early and potentially severe, which will require urgent care. And...

Ultrasound-guided Erector Spinae Plane Block: A Comparative Study to Assess Its Analgesic Efficacy in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Aortic Coarctation Repair

Nov 24th, 2021 - The study will include 40 patients who fulfil all the points in the inclusion and exclusion criteria will be randomized into two equal groups, each consisting of 20 patients, namely group (B) and group (C). Group (B): will receive erector spinae p...

The BRAVE Study- The Identification of Genetic Variants Associated With Bicuspid Aortic Valve Using a Combination of Case-control and Family-based Approaches.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Bicuspid aortic valve is the most common congenital valvular heart anomaly in the general population, with a prevalence estimated between 0.5 - 2%. It is more common in males than females with ratios reported between 2:1 and 3:1. The prevalence of...

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News  13 results

More TAVR News; Cystatin-C for STEMI Prognosis; Transpedal Access

Mar 28th, 2019 - Medicare proposed expanding payment for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). MedPage Today has more about the requirements here. Direct TAVR with a CoreValve device skipping the usual step of balloon pre-dilatation was found to be just a...

Common AEDs confer modestly increased risk of major congenital malformations
Clinical Neurology News;

Dec 7th, 2018 - At baseline, all the women had a mean age of about 30 years. Most (75%) were on monotherapy, 20% were on polytherapy, and the rest were not taking an AED.

Telestroke Doubled tPA; Humidity Risk; Epilepsy Drug for Stroke Prevention?

Dec 18th, 2017 - Kaiser Permanente Northern California nearly doubled thrombolytic use and cut door-to-needle times without more adverse events by implementing a standardized protocol with all emergency stroke cases managed by a dedicated telestroke neurologist. (...

Progress Needed In Cath Lab on Scripts, Pediatrics: Report

Jan 18th, 2017 - A snapshot of trends in U.S. cath labs pointed to some improvements in care but also room for progress, according to data from four of the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registries. "In some cases, hospitals are cons...

Cath Lab Recap: Lithotripsy for Calcified PAD; Hidden Root of Recurrent Afib?

Sep 16th, 2016 - Shockwave Medical's Lithoplasty System is now the first lithotripsy device approved by the FDA to treat calcified plaque in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). The technology disrupts the plaque via sound waves, a strategy already commo...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →