Does the z-Score Value of the Abdominal Aorta Predict Recoarctation in an Infant?


Ayabakan C. , Binnetoglu K., Sarisoy O., Tokel K.

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, vol.8, no.4, pp.316-321, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/chd.12044
  • Title of Journal : CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-321
  • Keywords: Recoarctation, Infant, Balloon Angioplasty, BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY, NATIVE COARCTATION, LONG-TERM, FOLLOW-UP, CHILDREN, SURGERY, RISK

Abstract

ObjectiveWe evaluated left ventricular dimensions and aortic arch z-scores in infants who underwent balloon angioplasty (BAP) or surgery for coarctation of aorta (CoA). We searched for risk factors predicting recoarctation.