Coarct


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Co`arct´


v. t.1.To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely.
2.To restrain; to confine.
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Coarct segment was crossed with 6F MPA catheter and Aortogram done with pigtail 6F which showed tight coarctation just distal to left Subclavian artery.
In patient 1, the postoperative 2D echo showed that fair LV function with Gmean 6.76 mm Hg, coarct segment Gmax 15mm Hg, and concentric LV hypertrophy.
More precisely, there is a conjunction of external sounds with internal perception via the "implanted air" of the inner ear, and sounds, carried by the inner ear's nerve to the brain, stimulate or generate "passions." To suit the passions in respect to sound and hearing, Wright says in his The Passions of the Minde in Generall (1604) that the heart has a different relation to the passions: they "dilate or coarct the heart" (60), that is, to contract it.