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My son has coarctation of the aorta. Should I be concerned?

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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes but can be resol

Yes but it can be well treated.
Please talk to his pediatric cardiologist.

In brief: Yes but can be resol

Yes but it can be well treated.
Please talk to his pediatric cardiologist.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Coarctation

Can cause hypertension and associated with bicuspid aortic valve, ventricular septal defect, and a small number can have small brain artery aneurysms.
Consideration for correction should be discussed wih pediatric cardiologist.

In brief: Coarctation

Can cause hypertension and associated with bicuspid aortic valve, ventricular septal defect, and a small number can have small brain artery aneurysms.
Consideration for correction should be discussed wih pediatric cardiologist.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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