Aortic/mitral obstruction and coarctation of the aorta.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The prevalence, anatomy and physiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory findings, and management of patients with aortic/mitral obstruction and coarctation of the aorta are assessed. Subaortic stenosis reviewed includes discreet membranous and tunnel subaortic stenosis as well as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. The discussion of valvular aortic stenosis includes both congenital and acquired forms of the disease. Supravalvular aortic stenosis is described along with coarctation of the aorta. Mitral valvular stenosis includes the congenital as well as acquired variety with focus on the congenital lesion. Current opinion regarding the medical, the cardiac catheterization, interventional, and the surgical approaches to therapy is presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bashore, TM; Lieberman, EB

Published Date

  • November 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 617 - 641

PubMed ID

  • 8252563

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8651


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands