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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In our study, patent ductus arteriosus along with TOF was diagnosed in 2.
Aretrospective study of 1,526 cases of transcatheter occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus.
Postnatal changes in the ductus arteriosus and brown adipose tissue: a review and an exploratory post-mortem study of lambs.
Cardiovascular malformations were diagnostically categorized in the following nine subtypes: ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, coarctation of aorta, pulmonary valve stenosis, tetralogy of Fallot, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, transposition of conducting arteries, and other uncommon subtypes such as ectopia cordis, ventricular double outlets, tricuspid atresia, inborn aortic arch anomalies, and others.
Material and Methods: A total of 55 patients with moderate to large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) underwent device closure using only femoral vein puncture.
Lindberg and Brunvand (5) reported a 12-year old girl with bilateral congenital mydriasis and aneurismal dilatation of patent ductus arteriosus (5).
My commitment further than here - I plan to fundraise boundaries thousands Mary To add to her charity coffers, Mary recently took to the track once again at the Great Midlands Fun Run alongside her friend, Sharon Moore, whose god-daughter received treatment at the hospital for Patent Ductus Arteriosus - a heart defect whereby there is a persistent opening between two major blood vessels, causing blood to flow in the wrong direction.
At birth, the lungs start to oxygenate the blood, and the ductus arteriosus usually closes within three days to a week after delivery.
We describe here such a rare association of omphalocele, dextrocardia with patent ductus arteriosus with a brief review on the anesthetic challenges in the perioperative period.
Moreover, the baby suffered from a heart problem called Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), which meant that the open hole in her heart was not closed naturally by the third or fourth day of life.
He also had patent ductus arteriosus - an unclosed hole in the aorta - which affected his breathing, although the hole has since closed up.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Patent Ductus Arteriosus Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Patent Ductus Arteriosus clinical trials scenario.
Moreover, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), periventricular leukomalacia (PVL), respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and congenital malformation have also been reported to be oxidative stress-related neonatal diseases [20, 21, 23, 26-28].
The right ventricular outflow tract, origins of the pulmonary arteries, and a patent ductus arteriosus could not be visualized during the echocardiographic examination.