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In coarctation of the aorta, characteristic rib notching is often present on chest X-ray or CT scan and is indicative of extensive arterial collateral formation bypassing the area of coarctation; a characteristic '3' sign is often also seen on chest X-ray.
Localized coarctation of the aorta typically describes a short, discrete narrowing of the aortic isthmus close to the ligamentum arteriosum distal to a closed ductus arteriosus.
Endovascular stenting for the treatment of native and recurrent coarctation of the aorta appears to be a feasible, safe and efficient method.
On aortography, coarctation of the aorta and severe obstruction distal to the subclavian artery were detected (Fig.
This confirmed the presence of the thoracal coarctation, which revealed a severe coarctation of the aorta, just distal to the take-off of the left subclavian artery (Fig.
The association of Moyamoya disease and congenital heart defect such as coarctation of the aorta has been infrequently reported.
George was born with a coarctation of the aorta - a condition where there is a narrowing of the main artery that leaves the left side of the heart.