[Primary stent implantation in aortic coarctation: mid-term follow-up].

@article{Alcbar2000PrimarySI,
  title={[Primary stent implantation in aortic coarctation: mid-term follow-up].},
  author={Juan Alc{\'i}bar and Natividad Pe{\~n}a and Angel O{\~n}ate and Alberto Cabrera and Jos{\'e} Miguel Galdeano and Esteban Pastor and Ram{\'o}n Inguanzo and Y Vitoria and Susana Alvarez G{\'o}mez and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Arana and Jos{\'e} I Barrenechea},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={797-804}
}
BACKGROUND The use of balloon-expandable stents provides an effective alternative therapy in patients with stenotic lesions in congenital heart disease. Stents implantation has served to improve the results and to reduce complications of balloon angioplasty for coarctation and recoarctation of the aorta. OBJECTIVE We report our results after primary stents implantation for coarctation and recoarctation of the aorta. PATIENTS AND METHODS Balloon-expandable stents were implanted in 14… CONTINUE READING