Coarctation of aorta


Pathophysiology

Symptoms

Physical exam

Diagnostic testing

Treatment

  1. ABCs, IV, O2, monitor
  2. Prostaglandin E1 0.05mcg/kg/min IV in newborns
  3. Tx CHF, shock, HTN as appropriate

Disposition

Further Management

Follow Up Care

Overview
Cyanosis & Blue Spells Acyanosis Left to Right Shunt VSD
ASD
PDA
AV Cannal
Cyanosis
(ADMIT)
Right to Left shunt Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of Great Arteries
Truncus Arteriosus
Tricuspid Atrasia
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
Tons of Others:
- Pulmonary atresia
- Hypoplastic L heart
- Coarctation of aorta
- Eisenmenger Syndrome