21. Aortic Arch Anomalies: Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor4,5,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor6,7,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director8,9,10 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief11,12
  1. Jan Marek MD, PHD Associate Professor Director Consultant Pediatric Fetal Cardiologist1,2,
  2. Matthew Fenton MB, BS, BSc Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist3 and
  3. Sachin Khambadkone MBBS, DcH, MD, DNB, MRCP Honorary Senior Lecturer Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist1,3

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch21

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Marek, J., Fenton, M. and Khambadkone, S. (2009) Aortic Arch Anomalies: Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 5

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 6

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 7

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 8

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 9

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 10

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 11

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 12

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK

  3. 3

    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • aortic arch anomalies;
  • coarctation of aorta (COA);
  • COA pathophysiology in neonate;
  • continuous-wave Doppler through aortic isthmus;
  • therapeutic interventions and long-term follow-up;
  • interruption of aortic arch (IAA);
  • left carotid artery (LCCA) and left subclavian artery (LSCA);
  • left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Coarctation of the aorta

  • Interrupted aortic arch

  • Acknowledgement

  • References