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Aortic Coarctation

"Aortic Coarctation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aortic Coarctation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aortic Coarctation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 122 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.