Persistent ventricular adaptations in postoperative coarctation of the aorta.

@article{Kimball1986PersistentVA,
  title={Persistent ventricular adaptations in postoperative coarctation of the aorta.},
  author={Bobbi Kimball and B L Shurvell and Shaunna Houle and J C Fulop and Harry Rakowski and Peter R. McLaughlin},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={172-8}
}
To evaluate ventricular performance and myocardial contractility after surgical correction of congenital coarctation of the aorta, we studied 25 patients (16 men and 9 women, mean age 26.1 years [range 19 to 34]), an average of 10.6 years (range 2 to 25) after repair. Radionuclide ventriculography at rest and exercise and digitized, quantitative two… CONTINUE READING