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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We excluded neonates with congenital heart disease other than patent arterial duct and patent foramen oval from this study.
Sometimes there are problems in passing the guide wire through the arterial duct from the pulmonary artery.
Only the use of echocardiographic apparatuses allows 82% increase in identification of the defect of interventricular septum and open arterial duct (Pariyskay and Gikaviy, 1989).
Transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defects, a ventricular septal defect, and a patent arterial duct.
Diameter of arterial duct was between 10 mm and 13 mm; 28 cases were tube type, 4 cases were funnel type and four cases were window type.
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.