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What is a coarctation of the aorta?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Narrowing

This is a congenital condition that arises from abnormal maturation of the aorta relative to the heart and arteries for the lung.
As a result, there is a narrowing of the aorta resulting in reduced outflow of blood from the heart.

In brief: Narrowing

This is a congenital condition that arises from abnormal maturation of the aorta relative to the heart and arteries for the lung.
As a result, there is a narrowing of the aorta resulting in reduced outflow of blood from the heart.
Dr. Harold Kim
Dr. Harold Kim
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