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Aortic Coarctation Summary

Description: A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.

Also Known As: Aortic Coarctations; Coarctation, Aortic; Coarctations, Aortic

Networked: 805 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 65 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aortic Coarctation

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Coenzyme A (CoA) : 1 outcome 11 studies in 61 results : IBA
  2. Catechin (Z 7300) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Renin : 3 studies in 14 results : IBA
  4. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 1
  5. Angiotensin II : 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
  6. Messenger RNA (mRNA) : 2 studies in 12 results : IBA
  7. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 2 studies in 11 results : IBA
  8. 12- (4'- azido- 2'- nitrophenoxy)dodecanoyl- coenzyme A : 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  9. Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  10. Calcium : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Aortic Coarctation

  1. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  2. Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (Pulmonary Stenosis)
  3. Aortic Aneurysm (Aneurysm, Aortic)
  4. Turner Syndrome (Turner's Syndrome)
  5. Chylothorax
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Key Therapies for Aortic Coarctation

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  1. Balloon Angioplasty : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 98 results
  2. Stents : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 141 results
  3. Balloon Dilation : 3 outcomes in 23 results
  4. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 1 outcome 1 study in 62 results
  5. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) : 1 outcome in 5 results
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