Abstract:Aortic coarctation is a congenital narrowing of the descend ing thoracic aorta at or near the connection of the ductus arteriosus. It is the sixth most common congenital heart disease in the pediatric age group and constitutes 8% of congenital heart anomalies. Delivering anesthesia care to children undergoing coarctation repair is challenging be cause the anesthetist and the surgeon do not have the immediate safety net provided by cardiopulmonary bypass. Once the aorta is cross-clamped and the repair begins, t… Show more
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by students researchers from around the world and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.