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ALLMedicine™ Aortic Coarctation Center

Research & Reviews  440 results

Left heart bypass for repair of aortic coarctation in children: Technical tips and pitf...
Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery : MMCTS; Said SM, Marey G

Jan 20th, 2022 - Spinal cord injury secondary to coarctation repair in children is a serious, though relatively uncommon, complication. Several measures have been proposed to minimize this risk, which seems to affect more older children than neonates and those wit...

Covered Stents in the Management of Aortic Coarctation and Right Ventricular Outflow Tr...
Current Cardiology Reports; Sherif NEE, Taggart NW

Jan 15th, 2022 - To review the use of covered stents in the treatment of coarctation of the aorta (CoA) and right ventricle to pulmonary artery (RV-PA) conduit obstruction. The only commercially available covered stent approved for treatment of CoA and dysfunction...

A rare combination of post-ductal coarctation of the aorta and adjunct tortuous aneurys...
Cardiology in the Young; Mori O, Fujiwara K et. al.

Jan 7th, 2022 - A 4-day-old girl with Posterior fossa anomalies, Haemangiomas of the head and neck, Arterial, Cardiovascular, and Eye anomalies and ventral developmental defect syndrome comprising a facial haemangioma, aortic coarctation at the aortic arch, tortu...

Hypertensive response to exercise in adult patients with repaired aortic coarctation.
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Meijs TA, Muller SA et. al.

Jan 7th, 2022 - The clinical and prognostic implications of a hypertensive response to exercise after repair of coarctation of the aorta (CoA) remain controversial. We aimed to determine the prevalence of a hypertensive response to exercise, identify factors asso...

Congenital heart defects in molecularly confirmed KBG syndrome patients.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Digilio MC, Calcagni G et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are known to occur in 9%-25% of patients with KBG syndrome. In this study we analyzed the prevalence and anatomic types of CHDs in 46 personal patients with KBG syndrome, carrying pathogenetic variants in ANKRD11 or...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

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...

Effects of Prostaglandin E1 Treatment on Pyloric Wall in Newborns

Aug 3rd, 2020 - Intravenous prostaglandin E1 infusion is referred to as ductus dependent diseases, in systemic (aortic blood flow) circulation (eg critical aortic coarctation, intermittent arcus aorta, hypoplastic left heart, transposition of great artery), or lu...

Influence of Inotropic Choice on Morbidity and Mortality in Complex Pediatric Heart Surgery

Jun 11th, 2020 - As use of inotropes is highly variable between anesthesiologists, the investigators want to study if the choice of the inotropic drugs have an impact on morbid-mortality in paediatric cardiac surgery. The investigators will retrospectively review ...

Furosemide and Coarctation Surgery Lung Complications

Dec 27th, 2017 - in our study the investigators give furosemide during surgery for repair of aortic coarctation via lateral thoracotomy and evaluated lung complications in comparison to control group

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News  11 results

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...

Bicuspid Aortic Valves Increase Risk of Aortic Dissection

Sep 14th, 2011 - September 13, 2011 (Rochester, Minnesota) — The most common congenital heart defect, bicuspid aortic valve, significantly increases the long-term risk of aortic dissection but does not appear to reduce long-term survival, a new study, published in...

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