A 21 year male with resistant hypertension secondary to congenital coarctation of the aorta with bicuspid aortic regurgitation

A 21 year male with resistant hypertension secondary to congenital coarctation of the aorta with bicuspid aortic regurgitation

A young male with a congenital coarctation of the aorta suffering chest pain and severe hypertension was admitted to a peripheral, non-interventional centre. His medical therapy included atenolol 50mg twice daily and hydrochlorothiazide 25mg daily.