Percutaneous management of complex acquired aortic coarctation in an adult with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary atresia
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Pediat Cardiol
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CitationSeckeler, M. D., Lawson, E., Barber, B. J., & Klewer, S. E. (2017). Percutaneous management of complex acquired aortic coarctation in an adult with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary atresia. Annals of pediatric cardiology, 10(3), 295.
JournalANNALS OF PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
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AbstractWe present the case of a female adult with complex cyanotic congenital heart disease who had long-standing thoracic aortic obstruction due to scarring from earlier surgical procedures. She was symptomatic but felt to be too high risk for surgical intervention. With careful planning, she was able to undergo successful stenting of her aorta with subsequent clinical improvement. This case highlights some of the complexities of caring for adults with congenital heart disease and the importance of a thorough understanding of their anatomy and physiology and prior interventions before undertaking interventions.
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