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Narrowed aorta. Coloured 3D computed tomography (CT) scans of the heart (centre of each scan) and major blood vessels of a 50-year-old patient, showing congenital narrowing (stenosis) of he thoracic aorta (large, vertical, tube). The narrowed section of the aorta will be replaced with a prosthetic tube and the aortic valve (between the heart and aorta) with a prosthetic valve.
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