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Left main bronchus obstruction after patent ductus arteriosus ligation: An unusual complication.
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PMID:  23021466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This report discusses a premature complex newborn with persistent pulmonary difficulties following the clipping of the PDA. Bronchoscopy was critical in revealing a metallic clip obstructing the bronchus. Thoracothomy revealed that the clip had been placed across the bronchus. This case illustrates the importance of bronchoscopy in the face of persistent unexplained pulmonary symptoms as well as having clear intraoperative exposure of the anatomy in this region to assure accurate placement of PDA metallic clips.
L L Harris; R Krishnamurthy; L P Browne; D L S Morales; E M Friedman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-10-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States. Electronic address:
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