- 0.06% – 0.08% of General Population
- 6%- 8% of Congenital heart disease
- 0.2% of Adults with hypertension
Stenting of Coarctation of Aorta was performed on a 23-year-old female patient diagnosed with acyanotic congenital heart disease
About the patient
The 23-year-old young woman presented with hypertension at this young age and chronic fatigue. She was further diagnosed as a case of acyanotic congenital heart disease.
On evaluation clinically and through the 2D ECHO and Doppler studies, the diagnosis of acyanotic congenital heart disease – Coarctation of Aorta (post ductal) was confirmed. CT angiography was done for detailed structural evaluation. Stenting of Coarctation of Aorta was carried out through right femoral approach under light anesthesia successfully. The pre-procedure peak systolic gradient was 64 mm of Hg; which dropped to zero post procedure. The procedure was successful. She had no residual hypertension.
Expertise at Apollo Hospitals
At Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow, we have the latest bi-plane Cath lab with highly experienced interventional cardiologists.
Apollo Hospitals – Touching Lives
Recent advances in the treatment of heart disease have resulted in the overall reduction of mortality.
However, patients with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of complications following procedures and show less favourable outcomes. Intensive treatment is required in such cases to ensure a successful outcome.
The patient was very satisfied with the services and was thankful to doctors, staffs of Apollomedics Hospitals, Lucknow.