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The Link Between LVAD and Aortic Repair

Although there is a link between LVAD and aortic repair, you may want to think twice before declining this procedure based on this link alone. Getting the facts and understanding this risk is one of the most important things that the individual can do.

A Guide to the Narrowing of the Aortic Artery

Narrowing of the aortic artery, commonly referred to aortic coarctation, is considered a congenital birth defect that is detected in approximately five to ten percent of cardiac problems among infants. Although some may be asymptomatic for years, this condition can be life threatening.