Balloon expandable stent implantation for native and recurrent coarctation of the aorta--prospective computed tomography assessment of stent integrity, aneurysm formation and stenosis relief.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Stenting for aortic coarctation is known to be effective in the medium term. Aneurysm formation following stent implantation is a recognised complication. However, data regarding aortic wall injury and stent integrity following stent placement are sparse. OBJECTIVES We report comprehensive clinical, echocardiographic and prospective CT follow… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2009.170928

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