Aortic stenting in the growing sheep causes aortic endothelial dysfunction but not hypertension: Clinical implications for coarctation repair.

@article{Maschietto2017AorticSI,
  title={Aortic stenting in the growing sheep causes aortic endothelial dysfunction but not hypertension: Clinical implications for coarctation repair.},
  author={Nicola Maschietto and Luca Semplicini and Giulio Ceolotto and Arianna Cattelan and Helen Poser Dvm and Ilaria Iacopetti and Gabriele Gerardi and Giulia Maria De Benedictis and Tommaso Pilla and Daniele Bernardini and L Aresu and Stefania Rizzo and Cristina Basso and Andrea Semplicini and Ornella Milanesi},
  journal={Congenital heart disease},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={74-83}
}
BACKGROUND Stent implantation is the treatment of choice for adolescents and adults with aortic coarctation (CoAo). Despite excellent short-term results, 20%-40% of the patients develop arterial hypertension later in life, which was attributed to inappropriate response of the aortic baroreceptors to increased stiffness of the ascending aorta (ASAO), either… CONTINUE READING