Patent ductus arteriosus incidentally suspected on a routine intracranial ultrasound for prematurity; confirmed on echocardiogram.

Abstract

A patent ductus arteriosus is a very common problem in the neonatal intensive care unit. This condition is far more common among premature infants and is most likely related to physiological factors related to prematurity rather than an inherent abnormality in the ductus. At our institution, infants which are 32 weeks gestation or before undergo routine… (More)

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