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Table 3 Coarctation features detected by MDCT

From: Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) as a diagnostic tool in assessment of thoracic aortic anomalies in pediatric patients

Coarctation features among cases with Aortic coarctation by MDCT No. %
Coarctation segment length   
Long 2 18.2
Short 9 81.8
Coarctation segment severity   
Mild 2 18.2
Moderate 4 36.4
Severe 5 45.5
Coarctation segment Site   
Distal to LSCA origin 9 81.8
Proximal to subclavian artery origin 2 18.2
Length of coarctation segment in mm (n = 10)  
Min.–Max. 3.0 –9.0
Mean ± SD. 4.82 ± 1.81
Median 4.60