Aortic Coarctation Research Paper

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I chose the disease coarctation of the aorta, when I was six weeks old I had to receive a surgery to fix my heart. Coarctation of the aorta is the narrowing of part of the aorta, which is the major artery leading out of the heart. This disease is also consider a type of birth defect. The aorta carries blood from the heart to the vessels that supply the body with blood. If part of the aorta is narrowed, it will be difficult for blood to pass through the artery. Doctors can finally diagnosis to fix the problem of the aorta narrowing, which there is many causes, symptoms, and tests for the doctor to finally give a prognosis of the patient.
Not until after 1933, coarctation of the aorta was not regularly diagnosed clinically yet. Abbott in 1928 published the first and largest post-mortem series. He collated findings from all 200 previously documented cases over the age of 2 years, which dated from the first report of aortic coarctation by Paris in 1791. Julia the daughter of the French poet Alphonse de Lamartine was the first diagnosed case of coarctation of the aorta. After the autopsy in 1832 in Beirut, the reference manuscript still exists in one
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Some other test doctors or physicians my use are cardiac MRI, CT scan, chest x-ray and cardiac catheterization. The prognosis of coarctation of the aorta that it can be cured with surgery, so doctors recommend that the patient needs to have surgery before age 10. Narrowing or coarctation of the artery can return after surgery, more likely in newborns. There is a risk for death due to heart problems among people who had their aorta repaired, so lifetime follow-up with a cardiologist is encouraged by physicians. If you don’t receive treatment, most people die before age

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