Patent ductus arteriosus

Muhammad Ali Mumtaz, Athar Qureshi, Constantine Mavroudis, Carl L. Backer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter covers the anatomy, etiologic factors, pathophysiology, natural history, clinical features, diagnosis, and management of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). Surgical repair via left thoracotomy, median sternotomy, and minimally invasive techniques is also covered. special considerations regarding premature infants, children, and adults are listed. Percutaneous closure of PDA is covered in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


  • Left thoracotomy
  • Median sternotomy
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Pediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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