ductus arteriosis

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Related to ductus arteriosis: fetal circulation, foramen ovale, patent ductus arteriosus, ductus venosus

duc•tus ar•te•ri•o•sis

(ˈdʌk təs ɑrˌtɪər iˈoʊ sɪs)
a fetal blood vessel that connects the left pulmonary artery to the descending aorta.
[1805–15; < New Latin: literally, arterial channel]
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In an exploratory analysis, we considered seven clinical diagnostic groupings of CHDs: a) conotruncal defects (tetralogy of Fallot and transposition of great vessels); b) endocardial cushion and mitrovalve defects (EMD; endocardial cushion defect and hypoplastic left heart syndrome); c) pulmonary artery and valve defects (PAV; pulmonary valve atresia and stenosis and pulmonary artery anomalies); d) tricuspid valve defects (TVD; tricuspid valve atresia and stenosis and Ebstein's anomaly); e) aortic artery and valve defects (aortic valve stenosis and coarctation of aorta); f) ventricular septal defects (VSD); and g) patent ductus arteriosis in births > 2,500 g (Gilboa et al.
NeoProfen is indicated to close a clinically significant Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) in premature infants weighing between 500 and 1500 grams, who are no more than 32 weeks gestational age when usual medical management (e.
A subsequent echocardiogram demonstrated supravalvular and peripheral pulmonic stenosis, a small patent ductus arteriosis, and a patent foramen ovale.
Although Mohammed has been diagnosed with Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) -- a hole in the heart -- that doctors have told him is treatable, Sayed is feeling "90 per cent better and more optimistic" than last week.
On paper, obesity should be a could impact on us all tobea team operation to close a hole in her heart, or patent ductus arteriosis (PDA), which naturally closes when a baby is in the womb.