oa South African Medical Journal - Coarctation of the aorta and pregnancy : report of a case with remarks on diagnosis and treatment

Volume 23, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case of coarctation of the aorta in a pregnant European woman aged 22 years is descriptionbed and the literature on similar cases is reviewed. Pregnancy and labour are attended by considerable risk in cases of coarctation.

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