Affected individuals are prone to have congenital heart defects such as atrioventricular septal defects, ventricular septal defects, isolated secundum atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus
, and tetralogy of Fallots.
Patent ductus arteriosus
- the failure of a small blood vessel in the heart known as the ductus arteriosus
to close soon after birth, preventing progress of normal circulation.
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Patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA) is a congenital disorder in the heart wherein a neonate's ductus arteriosus
fails to close after birth.
1) A good rule is that if it is maximal between the left second intercostal space and the left clavicle and peaks at the second heart sound, the continuous murmur, known as Gibson's murmur, (2) is due to a patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA), whereas if the continuous murmur is maximal elsewhere it is probably due to some other cause--coronary arteriovenous fistula, ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, etc.
There were seven abnormal cases including one isolated ventricular septal defect, one atrioventricular septal defect, three truncus arteriosus
with ventricular septal defects, and one case of tetralogy of Fallot.
A German team showed that if the ductus arteriosus
fails to close babies develop high blood pressure in the lungs and heart failure.
Neoprofen is a treatment for clinically significant patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA), a heart condition in premature infants.
Two of the most common CHDs are ventricular septal defects (VSDs) and patent ductus arteriosus
In the past, this anomaly was termed pseudotruncus or truncus arteriosus
Abigail was just 12 days old when she had heart surgery for truncus arteriosus
, a condition which occurs when the single great vessel from the heart fails to separate completely, leaving a connection between the aorta and pulmonary artery.
Increased risks for other toxicities--such as intraventricular hemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis, patent ductus arteriosus
requiring ligation, platelet dysfunction, and gastrointestinal bleeding--have been reported in association with prenatal exposure to NSAIDs, but a causative role has not yet been proved.