Chapter 8. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch8

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Patent Ductus Arteriosus, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch8

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • left-to-right shunts;
  • patent ductus arteriosus;
  • infective endocarditis;
  • pulmonary hypertension;
  • pulmonary arterial hypertension;
  • survival curves for individual autopsy series;
  • spontaneous closure;
  • closure by ligation or division of ductus through posterolateral thoracotomy;
  • nonsurgical closure;
  • pulmonary arterial obstruction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy and physiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References