Paradoxical hypertension after repair of coarctation of the aorta: a review of its causes.

@article{Sealy1990ParadoxicalHA,
  title={Paradoxical hypertension after repair of coarctation of the aorta: a review of its causes.},
  author={Will Camp Sealy},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          323-9
        }
}
Correction of a coarctation of the aorta, an apparent simple cause of hypertension, paradoxically can provoke two hypertensive responses, one of which is potentially fatal. The first, limited to the first 24 hours, occurs in nearly one half of the patients. This is likely due to the high set of the carotid baroreceptors. The second, which may be associated with abdominal pain and, in some, with necrosis of the small bowel as a result of severe arteritis confined to arteries arising from the… CONTINUE READING
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