ductus arteriosus

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ductus arteriosus

[′dək·təs ‚är·tīr·ē′ō·səs]
(embryology)
Blood shunt between the pulmonary artery and the aorta of the mammalian embryo.
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Patent arterial duct was a common finding in asphyxiated neonates (62%), whereas, only one normal newborn had patent arterial duct which shows significant relationship between asphyxia and this complication (P<0.
Likewise, diastolic dysfunction was well associated with tricuspid regurgitation, pulmonary hypertension and patent arterial duct (P values of <0.
The modified method of duct occlusion that we propose comprises additional manipulations within the duct and that was probably the reason for the temporary total constriction of a large arterial duct in 1 of our patients.
Pale type congenital heart defects with arteriovenous shunt: defect of interventricular septum (IVSD), defect of interatrial septum (IASD), open arterial duct (OAD); open atrioventricular canal (AVC);
Diameter of arterial duct was between 10 mm and 13 mm; 28 cases were tube type, four cases were funnel type and four cases were window type.
Stenting the neonatal arterial duct in duct-dependent pulmonary circulation: new techniques, better results.