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What is the cause of prestenotic dilatation in aortic coarctation?
Post-stenotic dilatation from the bicuspid aortic valve that is usually present
What is the cause of the top part of the "3"?
Dilated left subclavian artery
How is coarc repaired in infants?
Surgically
Why?
Mortality approaches 0% and more permanent.
How do they do it?
Resect stenotic segment
How is coarc repaired in older children and adults?
Balloon dilatation with stenting is tried
When aortic coarctation is suspected by symptoms and cxr in an infant or young kid, what is the next step in its evaluation?
Ultrasound. Provides all needed info, including gradients.