Aortic Coarctation

Aortaförträngning

Svensk definition

Sammandragning eller åtsnörpning av kroppspulsådern mellan bågen och den nedstigande delen (descendens).

Engelsk definition

A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.

Svenska synonymer

Aortakoarktation

Engelska synonymer

Aortic Coarctations Coarctation, Aortic Coarctations, Aortic Coarctation of the Aorta Coarctation of Aorta Aorta Coarctation Aorta Coarctations Coarctation of Aorta Dominant Aorta Dominant Coarctation Aorta Dominant Coarctations