Differential clubbing and cyanosis in a patient with pulmonary hypertension
- Indometacin. // Reactions Weekly;8/14/2010, Issue 1314, p24
The article describes the case of two fetuses who developed reversible ductus arteriosus constriction after indometacin in utero exposure.
- Fetal valproat sendromu. Kalyoncu, Derya; Çetinçelik, Ümran; Çetinkaya, Feyzullah // Turkish Pediatrics Archive / Turk Pediatri Arsivi;sep2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p106
Fetal valproate syndrome, which is seen in children of epileptic mothers who have taken sodium valproate during their pregnancy, is characterized by typical facial appearance, major and minor malformations and neurodevelopmental delay. A case with facial features including epicanthal folds,...
- Cardiology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS4
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Surgical treatment of ductus arteriosus in premature infants and children: Review of 350 cases,' by J.L.Martin, J.G. LeBlanc et al from the British Columbia's Children's Hospital.
- Importance of Absent Ductus Arteriosus in Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome. Qureshi, Muhammad Yasir; Burkhart, Harold M.; Julsrud, Paul; Cetta, Frank // Texas Heart Institute Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p664
Tetralogy of Fallot without pulmonary valve syndrome is almost always associated with an absent ductus arteriosus. Patients with right aortic arch and retroesophageal left subclavian artery have a vascular ring if the left ductus arteriosus or its remnant and the Kommerell diverticulum are...
- Interventional stent implantation in a child with patent ductus venosus and pulmonary hypertension. Marx, Manfred; Huber, Wolf-Dietrich; Crone, Julia; Lammer, Johannes; Perneczky-Hintringer, Eva; Heller, Susanne; Schlemmer, Michael; Salzer-Muhar, Ulrike // European Journal of Pediatrics;2001, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p501
We report on the rare case of a 4-year-old boy with patent ductus venosus and pulmonary hypertension presenting with progressive fatigue, tachypnoea at rest and tachycardia. Cardiac catheterisation revealed suprasystemic pressure in the pulmonary arteries with severely elevated pulmonary...
- Transcatheter Closure with Use of the SHSMA Occluder. Wan-Feng Sun; ZhiFeng Dong; Kaizheng Gong; Guo-Pei Zhang; Ting Cui; Yu-Dong Xia; Jing Dong; Yuan Shen // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p531
Transcatheter closure of congenital heart defects with the use of septal occluders has been widely accepted as a preferred treatment; however, the high cost of these devices limits their clinical application in some countries. Few clinical data are available regarding lower-cost products....
- Newborn with Persistent Truncus Arteriosus and Interrupted Aortic Arch Demonstrating Reverse Left Subclavian Artery Flow. Chan, Ellen L. P.; Tacy, Theresa A.; Punn, Rajesh // Pediatric Cardiology;Nov2010, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p1254
The article presents a case study of a newborn infant with cyanosis unsusceptible to supplemental oxygen and heart murmurs. It says that the patient was initiated with prostaglandin therapy wherein results show full recovery of the truncus arteriosus and interrupted aortic arch. It highlights...
- Comparative Tolerability of Pharmacological Treatments for Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Hammerman, C.; Kaplan, M. // Drug Safety;May2001, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p537
The ductus arteriosus is a vascular channel which, although vital to the fetal circulation, rapidly becomes unnecessary and even deleterious after birth. As such, it is â€˜preprogrammedâ€™ to constrict within the first few hours of life. In infants born prematurely this natural closure...
- Patent Ductus Arteriosus with Reversal of Flow in Adults. Dailey, Frank H.; Genovese, Pasquale D.; Behnke, Roy H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun62, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p865
Reports on cases of patent ductus arteriosus with reversal of flow. Incidence, age and sex distribution; Symptoms and findings; Causes of death; Effect of pregnancy.