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When can someone have a surgical correction for a coarctation of the aorta?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Coarctation

Anytime.

In brief: Coarctation

Anytime.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Anytime

There is no specific "cut-off" age.
The timing of surgery--and age it is done--depend on the individual's factors. Please discuss your specific options with your doctor.

In brief: Anytime

There is no specific "cut-off" age.
The timing of surgery--and age it is done--depend on the individual's factors. Please discuss your specific options with your doctor.
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
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In brief: Symptomatic

When they have symptoms, or it is causing issues with the blood pressure.

In brief: Symptomatic

When they have symptoms, or it is causing issues with the blood pressure.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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