Long-term results after surgical repair of aortic coarctation

P. Presbitero, D. DeMarie, A. Brusca

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The long-term outcome of 226 patients surviving surgical repair of aortic coarctation was studied 15 to 30 years after their operations. Twenty-six patients (11.5%) died during the follow-up period; coarctation recurred in 11%, late unexplained arterial hypertension was observed in 66%, and associated cardiac anomalies requiring subsequent surgical repair arose in 4.8%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiology Board Review
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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