Response to Letter Regarding Article, “Risk Factors for Coarctation of the Aorta on Prenatal Ultrasound: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”
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We thank Ceylan for his interest in our work and the interesting points he raised. We agree that the size of the ascending aorta did not signal coarctation (CoA) because of problems associated with diameter measurements (which are frequently measured on long-axis images) and the small number of cases included. We acknowledge this major weakness of our systematic review.1 Although not statistically significant, a trend toward smaller ascending aorta …