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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 16, Issue 1, Aug 2015 pp 136-138

Case Report

Coarctation of aorta treated with advanta V12 large diameter stent

Sandeep P Chaurasia1, Pramod Mundra

1Assistant Lecturer, Department of Paediatric, Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Coarctation of aorta in adults are generally treated by uncovered stents, and Stent dilatation of the aorta often requires the very narrow unprotected coarcted area to be dilated to a large diameter. These lesions may be tortuous and cystic medial necrosis or calcification may be present, especially in the older pt. All these factors expose the patient to the risk of early or late aneurysm formation or rupture. We report our experience and acute results with a new covered low-profile stent in the treatment of coarctation of aorta.