patent ductus arteriosus

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Noun1.patent ductus arteriosus - a ductus arteriosus that failed to close at birth; may require surgical correction
ductus arteriosus - a blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta; normally closes at birth
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Modified extrapleural ligation of patent ductus arteriosus: a convenient surgical approach in a developing country.
The patent ductus arteriosus in term infants, children, and adults.
Randomized double-blind controlled trial comparing the effects of ibuprofen with indomethacin on cerebral hemodynamics in preterm infants with patent ductus arteriosus. Pediatr Res 2000; 47(1): 36-42.
This is comparable to worldwide incidence (25- 30%)1 and to that reported by Masood et al8 and Abbag26 but is less than what is reported by Burki and Babar19 and Shann.27 Patent ductus arteriosus is the next most common acynotic CHD (14.9%) in this study.
A retrospective analysis of 200 premature infants reported that the incidence of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure was significantly higher at 76% with intravenous indomethacin, compared with 60% for ibuprofen lysine (NeoProfen) injection.
Forty-six years of patent ductus arteriosus at Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago.
Objective: To determine the success, technique, and immediate complications after patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) device closure under transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) guidance.
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a common problem in premature infants born before 32 weeks.
"When babies are born there is a hole in their heart called a PDA (Patent Ductus Arteriosus) which should close.
She also has Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), an opening between two blood vessels leading from the heart.
Echocardiography revealed cardiomegaly and abnormal heart configuration, 2.5 mm patent ductus arteriosus, with a left to right shunt and interrupted inferior vena cava.