Figure 3. CT scan reconstruction images of the aorta. Left insert: pre-operative situation, showing dilation of the ascending aorta and coarctation at the level of aortic isthmus. Right insert: post-operative reconstruction image, with a normalized ascending aorta and release of the constricted area at the level of coarctation

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Syncope in a Previously Healthy Young Adult: Undiagnosed Aortic Stenosis, Dilation and Coarctation Requiring Emergent Surgery

Edlira Rruci, Andi Kaçani, Gentian Vyshka, Efrosina Kajo

American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(12), 269-271 doi:10.12691/ajmcr-2-12-3