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2012-07-09-10 Coarctation of the aorta ©Francesco Contarin

Coarctation of the aorta

Francesco Contarin, MD.

Clinica SANATRIX. Caracas Venezuela.

Case report:

A 30-year-old patient, G4P3, 35 weeks of gestation was referred to for fetal tachyarrhythmia.
Ultrasound findings were coarctation of aorta and aortic stenosis.

Figures 1-4: Dimension of aortic arch and the postductal coarctation (arrow)


Figures 5: Normal aortic arch                        


Figures 6, 7: Aortic coarctation: Preductal coarctation (A) and Postductal coarctation (B)

Figures 8:  Three-vessel view


Figures 9: Aortic stenosis


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