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Patent ductus arteriosus associated with pulmonary hypertension and desaturation.
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PMID:  23042324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We present the cases of three children with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and desaturation. One of them had desaturation associated with atrial septal defect (ASD). His ASD, PAH, and desaturation improved after successful device closure of the PDA. The other two had desaturation associated with Down syndrome. One had desaturation only at room air oxygen (21% oxygen) but well saturated with 100% oxygen, subsequently underwent successful device closure of the PDA. The other had experienced desaturation at a younger age but spontaneously recovered when he was older, following attempted device closure of the PDA, with late embolization of the device. (Cardiol J 2012; 19, 5: 543-546).
Anant Khositseth; Suthep Wanitkun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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