Prevalence of late hypertension after coarctation repair - Age at operation

n=176 consecutive patients
Median f-up = 7.5 yrs.
Mortality - 0% for isolated coarctation (n=116), 7.4% for coarctation associated with other anomalies.
Seirafi et al.Ann Thoracic Surg 1998;66:1378-82.

Age at repair was not significant risk factor in another study: Hager et al. JTCVS 2007;134:738-45. n=405, Surgical era 1974-2000.

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