A 19-year-old male presented with mild to moderate hypertension and differential cyanosis. Transthoracic echocardiography and multi-slice computed tomography revealed type B aortic interruption along with various congenital cardiac defects including patent ductus arteriosus with bidirectional shunt, perimembranous ventricular septal defect with left-to-right shunt, bicuspid aortic valve, and severe pulmonary hypertension.
This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant unlimited access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
Subscribe to journal
Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Subscription will auto renew annually.
This is the net price. Taxes to be calculated in checkout.
Vriend JW, Lam J, Mulder BJ (2004) Complete aortic arch obstruction: interruption or aortic coarctation? Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:393–396
Image procession was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81300232).
Conflict of interest
Electronic supplementary material
Below is the link to the electronic supplementary material.
About this article
Cite this article
Wang, Y., Yang, X., Dong, L. et al. Type B aortic interruption in an adult. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 30, 459–460 (2014) doi:10.1007/s10554-013-0336-1
- Type B aortic interruption
- Transthoracic echocardiography