Aortic thrombosis in the neonate.

  title={Aortic thrombosis in the neonate.},
  author={R C McFaul and John F. Keane and Edward Nowicki and Aldo R. Casta{\~n}eda},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={81 3},
The case histories of two infants with aortic thrombosis are presented. Clinically, an obstructive aortic arch lesion was suspected because of a systolic pressure gradient between the upper and lower extremities in one infant and unequal peripheral pulses with lower limb cyanosis in the other. Noninvasive studies were inconclusive, the only abnormality noted echocardiographically being severe left ventricular dysfunction. Cardiac catheterization including angiography defined the severity of the… CONTINUE READING


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