Management of Coarctation of The Aorta in Adult Patients: State of The Art
Korean Circ J.
Alkashkari W1,2,3, Albugami S1,2,4, Hijazi ZM5,6.
1 King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2 Department of Cardiology, King Faisal Cardiac Center, Ministry of national Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
3 King Abdullah international medical research center Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 King Abdullah international medical research center Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
5 Department of Pediatrics, Sidra Heart Center, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar.
6 Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA.
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Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a common form of congenital heart disease. Adult patients with CoA may be asymptomatic or may present with hypertension. Over the last few years, endovascular management of adult patients with CoA emerged as the preferred strategy. Stent implantation, though technically challenging, offers the best and most lasting therapy. In this paper, we will review technical considerations and outcome of patients undergoing stent implantation for CoA.