Balloon angioplasty of coarctation of the aorta: a safe alternative for surgery in adults: immediate and mid-term results.

@article{Koerselman2000BalloonAO,
  title={Balloon angioplasty of coarctation of the aorta: a safe alternative for surgery in adults: immediate and mid-term results.},
  author={Jeroen Koerselman and Hans de Vries and Wybren Jaarsma and Luc Muyldermans and Jef M P G Ernst and Herbert W.M. Plokker},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={28-33}
}
Patients with coarctation of the aorta can be treated either with surgery or with balloon angioplasty. So far, the last method has proved to be successful in children, but results of this treatment in (young) adults are virtually unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the immediate and mid-term follow-up results of balloon angioplasty of native coarctation in (mainly young) adults. Coarctation of the aorta was diagnosed by means of ultrasound or angiography, and defined as a stenosis… CONTINUE READING

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