Patent ductus arteriosus closure device

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Known case of congenital heart disease with prior intervention.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Female

The PDA closure device is seen in place at the region of the aortopulmonary window

Case Discussion

This is a case of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), which was confirmed by echocardiography and managed by endovascular closure. Treatment of PDA can be medical (indomethacin), endovascular (various closure devices) or surgical (clipping or ligation).

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Case information

rID: 54226
Published: 28th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular, Cardiac
Tag: devices
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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