Coarctation of the aorta: does the patient, operated at an early age, have to be observed later?

Authors: A.I. Kim, T.V. Rogova, A.M. Vereshchagina, T.V. Mashina

Company: A.N. Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery; Rublevskoe shosse, 135, Moscow, 121552, Russian Federation


Keywords: left ventricular hypertrophy coarctation of the aorta

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Natural history of coarctation of aorta causes hemodynamic and morphological abnormalities in the left ventricle and coronary vessels. Left ventricular hypertrophy, debuted in childhood, is structurally different from hypertrophy in adult patients, and persists for a long time. These patients require prolonged observation after surgery.


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Chief Editor

Leo A. Bockeria, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, President of Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery