Coarctation of the Aorta

And Aortic Arch Hypoplasia

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Overview

Coarctation of the aorta -- a narrowing of the blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood to the body -- is a congenital heart defect that Duke pediatric heart specialists are experts in treating. We offer the full scope of surgical treatment options, including less-invasive approaches and advanced techniques. Duke’s Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center achieves some of the best surgical outcomes in the nation for children. We work together to repair your child’s coarct and help them thrive.