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October 1972

Coarctation of the Abdominal Aorta

Author Affiliations

San Diego, Calif
From the Vascular Service, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.

Arch Surg. 1972;105(4):571-573. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1972.04180100022007

Three patients in the fifth decade of life were observed to have coarctation of the abdominal aorta starting just distal to the renal arteries. They were treated by bifurcation bypass grafting from the origin of the coarctation at the renal arteries to the iliac arteries. Results were good in all three.