Definition of Coarctation. Meaning of Coarctation. Synonyms of Coarctation

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Definition of Coarctation

Coarctation
Coarctation Co`arc*ta"tion, n. [L. coarctatio.] 1. Confinement to a narrow space. [Obs.] --Bacon. 2. Pressure; that which presses. [Obs.] --Ray. 3. (Med.) A stricture or narrowing, as of a canal, cavity, or orifice.

Meaning of Coarctation from wikipedia

- Coarctation of the aorta (CoA or CoAo), also called aortic narrowing, is a congenital condition whereby the aorta is narrow, usually in the area where...
- [citation needed] The term coarctation is another synonym, but is commonly used only in the context of aortic coarctation. Restenosis is the recurrence...
- features Webbed neck from cystic hygroma in infancy Aortic valve stenosis Coarctation of the aorta Bicuspid aortic valve (most common cardiac problem) Horseshoe...
- surface of the rib. Inferior rib notching can be ****ociated with aortic coarctation (as a result of dilatation of intercostal arteries), superior vena caval...
- supply blood to the lower limbs. A congenitally narrowed aorta, due to coarctation, is often ****ociated with a significant enlargement of the internal thoracic...
- distensibility of arterial system (as seen in atherosclerosis, hypertension and coarctation of aorta). The strength of the pulse can also be reported: 0 = Absent...
- (SVMM) Parachute mitral valve Subaortic stenosis (membranous or muscular) Coarctation of the aorta Of these four defects, supravalvular mitral membrane (SVMM)...
- Legendary Heart Surgeon, The Oklahoman, Jan 2010 Wikipedia: Coarctation of the Aorta. Coarctation is not cardiac (i.e., heart) but is a narrowing of the aorta...
- arteriosus may present as a continuous murmur radiating to the back. Severe coarctation of the aorta can present with a continuous murmur: a systolic component...
- ****ociations with intracranial aneurysms include head trauma and infections. Coarctation of the aorta is also a known risk factor, as is arteriovenous malformation...
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