Surgical Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Is It Safe?

Perez, Carlos A.; Bustoroff-Silva, Joaquim M.
October 1998
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1007
Academic Journal
Evaluates the outcome of a combined medical and surgical treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in newborns weighing less than 1500 grams. Patient demographics; Treatment strategies in premature infants with PDA: Evolution of PDA management in premature infants; Surgical complications.


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