coarctation


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co·arc·ta·tion

 (kō′ärk-tā′shən)
n.
A narrowing or constricting, especially of the aorta or of a blood vessel.

co•arc•ta•tion

(ˌkoʊ ɑrkˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a narrowing or constriction, as of a blood vessel.
2. the condition of being encased in a hard skin, as an insect larva.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin coar(c)tātiō crowding together]

coarctation

1. Obsolete, the act of confining, as in a narrow space.
2. restriction of liberty.
See also: Captivity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coarctation - tight or narrow compression
compression, contraction, condensation - the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; "the contraction of a gas on cooling"
2.coarctation - (biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta
narrowing - an instance of becoming narrow
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
Translations

co·arc·ta·tion

n. coartación, estrechez.

coarctation

n coartación f
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Few of defects like atrial septal defect (ASD), coarctation of the aorta (CoA), Ebstein's anomaly, and congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (cCTGA) may be diagnosed for the first time in adult life.
Beth's medical report indicates she has coarctation of the aorta, a congenital condition that causes the narrowing of the aorta, which transports oxygenated blood from the heart.
That is typical for his condition, which is called coarctation of the aorta, the narrowing of the large blood vessel connected to the heart.
The hospital told Gulf News that the baby's heart had the following defects specifically: "First, Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD): This is a hole between the pumping chambers of the heart (ventricles); Second, coarctation of the aorta: This is a narrowing of the main vessel supplying the body.
Development of collateral circulation belongs among the typical signs of aortic coarctation (CoA) and can lead to the growth of ectatic, fragile spinal neurovascular malformations.
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Leo was found to have a range of heart problems including a hypoplastic aortic coarctation, atrial septal defect (ASD) and multiple ventricular septal defect (VSD), which would need surgery later in life.
The authors cited the pediatric hypertension clinical practice guidelines of annual in-office hypertension screening after 3 years of age and noted that certain high-risk groups, such as patients with repaired aortic coarctation and chronic kidney disease, should be screened "at every health encounter.
She was a diagnosed case of coarctation of aorta and balloon dilatation done nearly 7 years back and gradient was decreased to 30 mmHg.
Whereas, causes of secondary hypertension are kidney damage, adrenal gland over-activity, sleep apnea syndrome, tumors, recreational drugs, thyroid gland dysfunctional, aortic coarctation, pregnancy-related conditions, over or wrong medications, alcoholic drinks, bad food and etc.
Whereas, causes of secondary hypertension are kidney damage, adrenal gland over-activity, sleep apnoea syndrome, tumours, recreational drugs, thyroid gland dysfunctional, aortic coarctation, pregnancy-related conditions, over or wrong medications, alcoholic drinks, bad food and etc.
Type A is the most common form, likely due to an involution of the aorta at the site of an aortic coarctation (CoA), resulting in a functionally IAA,9 representing about 79% of the cases, followed by type B (16%) and type C (3%).5