ductus arteriosus


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Related to ductus arteriosus: 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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If the ductus arteriosus is large, does not close shortly after birth, and becomes symptomatic, the infant has a higher likelihood of pulmonary morbidity, necrotizing enterocolitis (ulceration and death of intestinal tissue) and the need for surgery(1).
In patients with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) infective endarteritis is an important reason for hospital admission, with a higher incidence of 4,8 patients / 1000 hospital admissions in children aged < 16 years admitted to a pediatric cardiology referral center.
However, the ART-conceived twins had a higher incidence of respiratory distress syndrome (70% versus 45%) and patent ductus arteriosus (63% versus 38%).
Association between ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and atrial septal defect (ASD) and esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF) and between VSD, ASD and pulmonary stenosis (PS) and anorectal malformation (ARM) have been presented previously (6,7), however the relation between incidence of CHD and mortality is not well established.
Char syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), facial dysmorphism and abnormalities of the fifth finger of the hand (1).
A meta-analysis of ibuprofen versus indomethacin for closure of patent ductus arteriosus.
The COX-2 inhibitors should not be used late in pregnancy, as they may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus.
Orphan Europe works with the following diseases: acute porphyria, congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency, homocystinuria, hyperammonaemia due to NAGS deficiency, nephropathic cystinosis, patent ductus arteriosus, severe combined immunodeficiency - adenosine deaminase deficiency, vitamin E deficiency in chronic cholestasis and Wilson's disease.
However, after adjustment of the results for gender, growth, brain lesions, duration of ventilation, sepsis, postnatal steroids, and patent ductus arteriosus, biparietal diameter emerged as the only independent predictor of mental status at age 2 years.
Reversal of flow through a patent ductus arteriosus usually makes the feet, and occasionally the left hand, more cyanotic than the right hand, which was not the case in our patient.
Such defects included one schizencephaly, one tracheoesophageal fistula, one transposition of the great vessels, one polydactyly, and two cases of patent ductus arteriosus.
Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) is a congenital heart defect resulting from a blood vessel, called the ductus arteriosus, that remains open after birth.