ductus arteriosus

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Related to Ductus arteriosis: fetal circulation, foramen ovale, patent ductus arteriosus, ductus venosus
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a blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta

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9) Patent ductus arteriosis Cases (n) 59 18 Adjusted OR (95% CI) (c) 1 1.
There is a mandatory cardiac shunt (usually ASD or patent ductus arteriosis (PDA)) in patients with TAPVD, the absence of which is a fatal condition.
Freeman, who owns 10-year-old Hazel, a Jack Russell terrier with mitral valve prolapse, and 2-year-old Tally, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel with patent ductus arteriosis.
When persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) occurs, pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) is high, resulting in right-to-left shunting of blood through the patent ductus arteriosis and foramen ovale.
This is a design feature imposed by the transformation of the sixth gill arch in fish into the ductus arteriosis of mammals.
Minor anomalies seen in infants born to diabetic mothers included a wide range of conditions, including undescended testicles, abnormal ears, patent ductus arteriosis, and facial hemangiomas.
The first group is usually associated with cardiovascular anomalies such as Tetralogy of Fallot, septal defects, and patent ductus arteriosis.