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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Stent implantation of the arterial duct in newborns with duct-dependent circulation.
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<0.001) (Table-I and II).
Likewise, diastolic dysfunction was well associated with tricuspid regurgitation, pulmonary hypertension and patent arterial duct (P values of <0.001, <0.001 and <0.001 respectively).
(13.) Giroud JM, Jacobs JR Evolution of strategies for management of the patent arterial duct. Cardiol Young 2007; 17: 68-74.
Problems encountered during introduction of Gianturco coils for transcatheter occlusion of the patent arterial duct. Eur Heart J 1997; 18: 625-30.
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);
Sometimes there are problems in passing the guide wire through the arterial duct from the pulmonary artery.
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.
Is the prevention of infective endarteritis a valid reason for closure of the patent arterial duct? Eur Heart J 1997;18: 364-6.
Stenting the neonatal arterial duct in duct-dependent pulmonary circulation: new techniques, better results.