Mayo Clinic – Repair of Coarctation and Hypoplastic Arch


In this video, Elizabeth H. Stephens, M.D., Ph.D provides education on coarctation and arch hypoplasia. Coarctation and associated lesions such as arch hypoplasia can be challenging to treat with a number of different surgeries depending on the patient and anatomy. Dr. Stephens discusses the condition, treatment options, and demonstrates the technique of arch augmentation. Dr. Stephens is a pediatric and congenital heart surgeon at Mayo Clinic, with a focus on pediatric and infant heart surgery. For more information or to schedule an appointment: or call 507-255-1882.

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