Coarctation of Aorta Flashcards Preview

Peds Exam 2 > Coarctation of Aorta > Flashcards

Flashcards in Coarctation of Aorta Deck (5)
Loading flashcards...
0

What is the major problem that this causes

Decreased blood flow to the lower body

1

Which test shows the defect

Echocardiogram

2

What are s/s

BP, temp in UE > LE
epistaxis
Irritable

3

Which type of med is given and why

Prostaglandin - keep ductus open

4

What surgery is done

Resection