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Vascular dysfunction after repair of coarctation of the aorta: impact of early surgery.

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BACKGROUND: Patients with repaired coarctation are at increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease despite successful repair. We studied the function of conduit arteries in upper and lower limbs of patients late after successful coarctation repair and its relation to age at surgery. METHODS AND RESULTS: Flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) and the dilatation after sublingual nitroglycerin (NTG, 25 microgram) were measured by using high-resolution ultrasound in the brachial artery in 64...

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Journal:
Circulation
Volume:
104
Issue:
12 Suppl 1
Pages:
I165-I170
Publication date:
2001-09-01
EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
Source identifiers:
163872
Language:
English
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uuid:6cb6c125-bba5-4c88-81b0-13e66bc0c14f
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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