• fail to thr
  • Doctors say children "fail to thrive" when they don't gain weight as expected. (kidshealth.org)
  • In general, kids who fail to thrive don't receive or cannot take in, keep, or use the calories that would help them grow and gain enough weight. (kidshealth.org)
  • Most babies double their birth weight by 4 months and triple it by age 1, but kids who fail to thrive usually don't meet those milestones. (kidshealth.org)
  • kidshealth.org reports, "Kids who fail to thrive don't receive or are unable to take in, retain, or utilize the calories needed to gain weight and grow as expected. (hubpages.com)
  • cardiac
  • If left uncorrected, patency leads to pulmonary hypertension and possibly congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • If failure to thrive is prolonged, the effects may be long lasting, and normal growth and development may not be achieved. (health.am)
  • The ductus arteriosus is formed from the left 6th aortic arch during embryonic development and attaches to the final part of the aortic arch (the isthmus of aorta) and the first part of the pulmonary artery Failure of the DA to close after birth results in a condition called patent ductus arteriosus and the generation of a left-to-right shunt. (wikipedia.org)