Repair of adult aortic coarctation by resection and interposition grafting.

@article{Yousif2016RepairOA,
  title={Repair of adult aortic coarctation by resection and interposition grafting.},
  author={Afram Yousif and Geoffrey T. L. Kloppenburg and Wim J. Morshuis and Robin H. Heijmen},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={526-30}
}
OBJECTIVES Aortic coarctation presenting during adult life most frequently represents cases of re-coarctation, following previous transcatheter or surgical therapy, or missed cases of native coarctation. In the area of evolving endovascular therapy, we believe that there is still a place for durable open repair by means of resection and interposition grafting. We, therefore, evaluated our results in adult patients with primary aortic coarctation or complications of a previous coarctation repair… CONTINUE READING