Effect of introducing balloon dilation of native aortic coarctation on overall outcome in infants and children.

@article{Huggon1994EffectOI,
  title={Effect of introducing balloon dilation of native aortic coarctation on overall outcome in infants and children.},
  author={Ian C. Huggon and Shakeel A. Qureshi and Edward James Baker and Michael J. Tynan},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={73 11},
  pages={799-807}
}
The outcome of 40 consecutive newborns and children with normal cardiac connections presenting with unoperated (i.e., no previous surgical or balloon dilation treatment) aortic coarctation since the introduction of balloon dilation as a treatment option (group A) was compared retrospectively with that of a similar cohort of 38 patients (group B) presenting in the period immediately before the introduction of balloon dilation. Group A consisted of 18 newborns (< 30 days) and 22 children and… CONTINUE READING

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