Coartazione aortica in tomografia computerizzata multistrato

Roberto Lagalla, Patrizia Toia, Massimo Midiri, Ludovico La Grutta, Claudia Lupo, Daniele Ajello, Emanuele Grassedonio

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Abstract

Aortic coarctation (CA) is a congenital focal narrowing of the aortic lumen forming part of an arteriopathygeneralized (5-8% of all congenital heart diseases). Classically distinct in a predeterminal and postductal form,at present this classification is not used much.Clinical manifestations of affected patients range from systolic hypertension of the originating vessels aupstream of the part coarctated to the hypotension dependent on those downstream and strictly depend on the degree of stenosis.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)490-495
Number of pages6
JournalIL GIORNALE ITALIANO DI RADIOLOGIA MEDICA
Volume3
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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