Repair of coarctation in a right-sided circumflex retroesophageal aortic arch

Timothy W. Pettitt, Joseph Caspi, Satinder K. Sandhu, Kenneth J. Ward, R. Lester Hixon

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Abstract

We describe an unusual case of a 3-month-old infant with normal cardiac situs and coarctation of the aorta occurring proximal to the right subclavian artery in the presence of a right-sided retroesophageal circumflex aortic arch and aberrant left subclavian artery. Preoperative evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging and conventional aortography led us to surgically approach this lesion through a right thoracotomy with a successful outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-613
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume72
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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