Primary repair of aortic coarctation in a 940-gram preterm infant

L. Rosti, G. Butera, E. Rosati, S. Arena, A. Giamberti

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Abstract

Heart surgery in very low birth-weight infants is performed with increasing frequency. We report the successful repair of aortic coarctation in a 940-gram preterm infant. The postoperative course was uneventful and, at follow-up, the infant was doing well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)402-403
Number of pages2
JournalItalian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume31
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005

Keywords

  • Aortic coarctation
  • Heart surgery
  • Prematurity
  • VLBW

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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