Arterial duct morphology with reference to angioplasty and stenting.

  title={Arterial duct morphology with reference to angioplasty and stenting.},
  author={Simon E Abrams and Kevin P. Walsh},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  volume={40 1},
We studied the angiographic morphology of the arterial duct in neonates with congenital heart diseases. We defined the variations in ducto-aortic angle, number of tortuosities and site of insertion into the aorta of the duct in five diagnostic groups: (i) patent arterial duct (unobstructed) (n = 27), (ii) coarctation of the aorta (n = 24), (iii) pulmonary stenosis (n = 23), (iv) pulmonary atresia (n = 19) with or without ventricular septal defect, (v) hypoplastic left heart syndrome (n = 3). In… CONTINUE READING


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