I know that CoA is usually corrected in childhood but is there anyone else out there that has this defect? I'm almost 30 with uncorrected CoA, had a CT of my heart which showed my Aorta is 50% closed. BP is pretty good but I have heart palpitations and chest pains. They used to be every now and then but recently have been almost every day. I don't have insurance right now and won't have any until March. Just hoping to connect with others who might be experiencing the same as me.View Thread
I also had PDA closure in 1989 at the age of 5. My most recent EKG was abnormal and the ER dr said it showed Right Atrial Enlargement, but he wasn't sure how that related to my CoA. Anyone know if it related? The dr who ordered the CT scan that showed the Aorta is 50% closed said that was not "clinically significant" for surgical correction...does anyone know what percentage of closure does it have to be to be corrected? Thanks everyone.View Thread
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