P Syamasundar Rao

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Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) is a congenital cardiac anomaly consisting of a constricted aortic segment with a prevalence of 5 to 8% of all Congenital Heart Defects (CHD). The classic CoA is located in the thoracic aorta distal to the origin of the left subclavian artery, at about the level of the ductal structure. Significant hypertension and/or(More)
The purpose of this review/editorial is to discuss how and when to treat the most common acyanotic congenital heart defects (CHD); the discussion of cyanotic heart defects will be presented in a subsequent editorial. By and large, the indications and timing of intervention are decided by the severity of the lesion. Balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty is the(More)
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