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Acute aortic dissection after balloon angioplasty of a recoarctation and treatment by stenting and distal membrane fenestration in a child
  1. Tariq Abu-Tair,
  2. Claudia Martin,
  3. Christoph Kampmann
  1. Division of Pediatric Cardiology/Congenital Heart Diseases, University Medicine Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr med T Abu-Tair, Zentrum für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Langenbeck Strasse 1, Mainz D-55131, Germany; tariq.abu-tair{at}

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Percutaneous angioplasty is the method of choice for treatment of a recoarctation. The rate of complications like acute dissection or aortic rupture is extremely low, although …

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