Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is an abnormal communication between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. It occurs in 1 in 2,000 term births but it can be present in over 70% of infant born at or prior to 32 weeks. There is a female predominance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Pediatric Surgery|
|Subtitle of host publication||Diagnosis and Treatment|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2014|
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