[Surgical treatment of aortic coarctation in adults].

  title={[Surgical treatment of aortic coarctation in adults].},
  author={B A Korolev and I K Okhotin and S I Solov'ev and A B Korolev and A D Rybinskiĭ},
  journal={Vestnik khirurgii imeni I. I. Grekova},
  volume={116 2},
During a 18-year period the authors operated 305 patients with aortic coarctation, the mortality being 2.2%. Sixty three patients (20.6%) aged from 20 to 40 years were operated upon with the mortality in 7.9%. A direct anastomosis of the aorta was constructed in 31 patients, alloprosthesis of the aorta was employed in 23 cases, indirect isthmoplasty--in 8 cases, in one case an aortic prosthesis was replaced. The most frequent intra- and postoperative complication was intrapleural hemorrhage. In… CONTINUE READING