25 Clinical Abstracts at National Conference Spotlight Clinical Utility of Somanetics INVOS System in Neonates
...es explored the technology's role in caring for neonates with patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA). This is a congenital heart defect where a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus
remains open - or patent - after birth instead of closing naturally as expe...
AGA Medical Receives Japanese Approval for AMPLATZER(R) Duct Occluder
...used for the
non-surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA), a common type of
congenital heart defect th... in the United States.
About Patent Ductus arteriosus
The ductus arteriosus
is an open channel in every fetus that allows bloo...
JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 10 2008
...PMENT: The protein myocardin helps plug the ductus arteriosus
Patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA) is one of the most common congenital heart defects. It occurs when the ductus arteriosus
(DA), the muscular artery that allows the blood co...
Common drug for stopping preterm labor may be harmful for babies
...within days of birth. However, use of antenatal indomethacin is not associated with intraventricular hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain), patent ductus arteriosus
(a congenital heart defect), respiratory distress syndrome (a life-threatening lung disorder) or death.
Obstetricians often use indomethacin only w...
NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
...reatments for congenital heart conditions including atrial septal defects (ASD), ventricular septal defects (VSD), aortic stenosis (AS), patent ductus arteriosus
(PDA), pulmonary atresia (PA) and more. ...
NSAIDs In First trimester Linked To Congenital Anomalies In Babies
.... Previous studies have shown that taking NSAIDs toward the end of a pregnancy can cause certain circulatory problems--premature closure of the ductus arteriosus
and patent ductus arteriosus, but the risks related to early-pregnancy ingestion are less well defined.
To better understand the relationship be...
Arteriosus in Medical Products
CARDIA Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure Device
Description: The CARDIA PDA Closure Device has been developed for the transvenous closure of the Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Introduced through standard venous sheaths (10-14F) the device offers a safe and reliable method for the percutaneous closure of persistent ductal shunts ranging in size from 2mm-10mm withi...
Arteriosus in Medical Dictionary
Persistent truncus arteriosus
is a rare form of congenital heart disease that presents at birth. In this condition, the embryological structure known as the truncus arteriosus
never properly divides into the pulmonary artery... What is truncus arteriosus
? Truncus arteriosus
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Prostaglandin E1-d4 from Cayman Chemical
Description:...orelaxant and anti-hypertensive effects of PGE1 are used to treat male erectile dysfunction and to provide emergency vasodilation of the patent ductus arteriosus
in infants whose cardiac anomalies require pulmonary shunting for survival. In human males, the intracavernosal effective dose range for PGE1 is 2 to ...