Patent ductus arteriosus

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

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Abstract

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
Publisherwiley
Pages225-233
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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