ductus arteriosus

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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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Transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defects, a ventricular septal defect, and a patent arterial duct.
Although the natural history of a small patent arterial duct with a negligible left to right shunt is not known with certainty, this and previous reports may indicate that silent PDA has a risk of developing IE.
Stenting of the arterial duct combined with banding of the pulmonary arteries and atrial septectomy or septostomy: a new approach to palliation for the hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Object of the contract includes the delivery of implants for closing persistent arterial ducts with a set of introductory and balloon catheters via the Packages No.