Aortic obstructions in infants and children: Surgery for simple aortic coarctation

John L. Myers, Stephen E. Cyran, John A. Waldhausen

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It is clear that patient age at operation is an important predictor of long-term survival and the presence of hypertension.41,42 Cononary artery disease is the most common cause of late deaths.42 These patients have associated cardiovascular anomalies that require long-term follow-up, and some need further surgical intervention.42. No single technique is universally applicable in infants. Coarctation in children can usually be repaired by end-to-end anastomosis. To offer the best procedure for each patient, surgeons should have experience with a variety of techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-60
Number of pages16
JournalProgress in Pediatric cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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