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*  Congenital heart defect
A small vessel, the ductus arteriosus allows blood from the pulmonary artery to pass to the aorta. The ductus arteriosus stays ... In both conditions, the presence of a patent ductus arteriosus (and, when hypoplasia affects the right side of the heart, a ... Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) Scimitar syndrome (SS) Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) Total anomalous ... Less common defects in the association are truncus arteriosus and transposition of the great arteries. The cause of congenital ...
*  Tetralogy of Fallot
The lungs are perfused via extensive collaterals from the systemic arteries, and sometimes also via the ductus arteriosus. ... pseudotruncus arteriosus) is a severe variant in which there is complete obstruction (atresia) of the right ventricular outflow ... pseudotruncus arteriosus).[citation needed] The Blalock-Thomas-Taussig procedure, initially the only surgical treatment ...
*  Patent ductus arteriosus
Illustration of Patent Ductus Arteriosus Patent ductus arteriosus An echocardiogram of a stented persisting ductus arteriosus: ... Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a condition wherein the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth. Early symptoms are ... Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) - Stanford Children's Health Patent Ductus Arteriosus information from Seattle Children's ... Hospital Heart Center Patent Ductus Arteriosus Causes from US Department of Health and Human Services Patent Ductus Arteriosus ...
*  Ductus arteriosus
There are two other fetal shunts, the ductus venosus and the foramen ovale. The ductus arteriosus is formed from the left 6th ... In the developing fetus, the ductus arteriosus, also called the ductus Botalli, is a blood vessel connecting the main pulmonary ... A patent ductus arteriosus affects approximately 4% of infants with Down syndrome (DS). A failure to thrive is a very common ... Olley, P.M.; Conceani F. (1981). "Prostaglandins and the Ductus Arteriosus". Annual Review of Medicine. 32 (1): 375-385. doi: ...
*  Continuous murmurs
Patent ductus arteriosus. PDA is an abnormal connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery, which normally should be ...
*  King Charles Spaniel
Patent ductus arteriosus, where blood is channelled back from the heart into the lungs, is also seen and can lead to heart ... "Patent Ductus Arteriosus". American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation. Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved ...
*  Intimal cushion
It is present in Helicine arteries of penis and in the patent ductus arteriosus. The paradoxical patent ductus arteriosus. ...
*  Redmond Burke
Burke, Redmond (29 Feb 2008). "Thoracoscopic Approach to Patent Ductus Arteriosus". Operative Techniques in Thoracic and ...
*  Sussex Spaniel
Patent ductus arteriosus also appears in the breed. It is a condition where a small blood vessel connecting two major arteries ...
*  Ligamentum arteriosum
The ligamentum arteriosum (Latin: arterial ligament) is a small ligament that is the remnant of the ductus arteriosus formed ... The ductus arteriosus becomes the ligamentum arteriosum within three weeks of birth, so that deoxygenated blood can be ... Patent ductus arteriosus Srichai, editors, David P. Naidich ... [et al.] ; contributing author, Monvadi B. (2007). Computed ... The ligament is a vestige of the ductus arteriosus, a temporary fetal structure that shunts blood from the pulmonary arteries ...
*  Tetrasomy 18p
Patent ductus arteriosus is the most common defect. Septal defects (ventricular septal defects and atrial septal defects) are ...
*  TFAP2B
2008). "Novel TFAP2B mutation in nonsyndromic patent ductus arteriosus". Genet. Test. 12 (3): 457-9. doi:10.1089/gte.2008.0015 ... 2009). "Determination of Genetic Predisposition to Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants". Pediatrics. 123 (4): 1116-23. ...
*  Coarctation of the aorta
Postductal coarctation: The narrowing is distal to the insertion of the ductus arteriosus. Even with an open ductus arteriosus ... The narrowing occurs at the insertion of the ductus arteriosus. This kind usually appears when the ductus arteriosus closes. ... ductus arteriosus) into an elastic artery (aorta) during fetal life, where the contraction and fibrosis of the ductus ... usually in the area where the ductus arteriosus (ligamentum arteriosum after regression) inserts. The word "coarctation" means ...
*  Dextro-Transposition of the great arteries
The ductus arteriosus is a small, artery-like structure which allows blood to flow from the trunk of the pulmonary artery into ... While the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus are open after birth, some mixing of red and blue blood occurs allowing a small ... With simple d-TGA, if the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus are allowed to close naturally, the newborn will likely not ... and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). Stenosis of valves or vessels may also be present. When no other heart defects are present ...
*  Ibuprofen
It may also be used to close a patent ductus arteriosus in a premature baby. It can be used by mouth or intravenously. It ... It is also used for pericarditis and patent ductus arteriosus. In some countries, ibuprofen lysine (the lysine salt of ... for closure of patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants weighing between 500 and 1,500 grams (1 and 3 lb), who are no more ...
*  Aorta
In patent ductus arteriosus, a congenital disorder, the fetal ductus arteriosis fails to close, leaving an open vessel ... MedlinePlus > Patent ductus arteriosus Update Date: 21 December 2009 Seeley, Rod; Stephens, Trent; Philip Tate (1992). "20". In ... A failure of the aorticopulmonary septum to divide the great vessels results in persistent truncus arteriosus. The aorta is an ... which loops under the aortic arch just lateral to the ligamentum arteriosum. It then runs back to the neck. The aortic arch has ...
*  Indometacin
September 2004). "Intravenous indometacin in preterm infants with symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus. A population ... and to close patent ductus arteriosus. Indometacin is a potent drug with many serious side effects and should not be considered ... with the exception of neonates with patent ductus arteriosus) Severe pre-existing renal and liver damage Caution: pre-existing ... possibly resulting in fetal death via premature closing of the Ductus arteriosus. Indometacin has a high acute toxicity both ...
*  Cyanosis
This is seen in patients with a patent ductus arteriosus. Patients with a large ductus develop progressive pulmonary vascular ...
*  MPGES-2
"Determination of genetic predisposition to patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants". Pediatrics. 123 (4): 1116-23. doi: ...
*  Elastin
Jan SL, Chan SC, Fu YC, Lin SJ (Jun 2009). "Elastin gene study of infants with isolated congenital ductus arteriosus aneurysm ...
*  Prostaglandin EP4 receptor
... see Ductus arteriosis#Patent Ductus arteriosis). To allow further studies of EP4 function, colonies obtained by cross-breeding ... and older patients with Patent ductus arteriosus; furthermore, prostaglandins or their analogs are used to keep the ductus open ... EP4 plays a critical role in postnatal closure of the ductus arteriosus as defined in mice lacking a functional gene for this ... mice die within 3 days of birth due to the pulmonary congestion and heart failure caused by a patent ductus arteriosis. The ...
*  Lung
Blood is also diverted from the lungs through the ductus arteriosus. At birth however, air begins to pass through the lungs, ...
*  Recurrent laryngeal nerve
After birth, the ductus arteriosus regresses to form the ligamentum arteriosum. During growth, these arteries descend into ... The arteries of the sixth arch persists as the ductus arteriosus on the left, and is obliterated on the right. ... The left RLN is longer than the right, because it crosses under the arch of the aorta at the ligamentum arteriosum. The somatic ...
*  Ductus venosus
Ductus arteriosus "Whonamedit - dictionary of medical eponyms". www.whonamedit.com. Kiserud, T.; Rasmussen, S.; Skulstad, S. ( ... In conjunction with the other fetal shunts, the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus, it plays a critical role in preferentially ... The ductus venosus is open at the time of the birth and is the reason why umbilical vein catheterization works. The ductus ... with no significant correlation to the closure of the ductus arteriosus or the condition of the infant. Possibly, increased ...
*  Trifunctional purine biosynthetic protein adenosine-3
2009). "Determination of genetic predisposition to patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants". Pediatrics. 123 (4): 1116-23. ...
*  Naproxen/diphenhydramine
... it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus. "Aleve PM (Naproxen Sodium and Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride) Tablets ...
*  Prostaglandin E1
In babies with congenital heart defects, it is used by slow injection into a vein to open the ductus arteriosus until surgery ... Alprostadil is also used in maintaining a patent ductus arteriosus in newborns. This is primarily useful when the threat of ... premature closure of the ductus arteriosus exists in an infant with ductal-dependent congenital heart disease, including ...