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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NeoProfen (ibuprofen lysine) Injection (10mg/mL) is indicated -- when usual medical management is ineffective -- to close a clinically significant patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a condition in which a blood vessel (ductus arteriosus) in the heart fails to close after birth.
However, there is no explanation for why the ART-conceived neonates would have a higher incidence of respiratory distress syndrome or patent ductus arteriosus, the researchers said.
If the ductus arteriosus failed to close after drug therapy, patients were given a course of indomethacin regardless of initial treatment assignment.
Localized coarctation of the aorta typically describes a short, discrete narrowing of the aortic isthmus close to the ligamentum arteriosum distal to a closed ductus arteriosus.
Infants exposed to ACE inhibitors showed an excess of cardiovascular malformations, including atrial septal defects and patent ductus arteriosus, as well as an excess of CNS malformations, including microcephaly and spina bifida.
Federal District Court has ruled in favor of Lundbeck and found no violation of the antitrust laws in the Company's acquisition of NeoProfen([R]) (ibuprofen lysine) Injection (10mg/mL), a drug used in premature infants with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a condition in which a blood vessel in the heart fails to close after birth.
We have evaluated all of the scientific and medical evidence available for NeoProfen and believe it is an excellent and important neonatology product for the treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus.