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A case of asymptomatic high-grade aortic coarctation
  1. F Barili,
  2. P Biglioli,
  3. G Polvani
  1. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy
  1. Dr F Barili, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University of Milan, Via Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy; fabarili{at}libero.it

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