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Patent ductus arteriosus in the preterm infant: new insights into pathogenesis and clinical management.
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PMID:  20836735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Postnatal closure of the ductus arteriosus is crucial in the circulatory adaptation of the newborn to extrauterine life. In recent years, many studies have been performed to improve our understanding of both the physiology of the ductus arteriosus in the fetus and newborn, and the mechanisms underlying persistent ductal patency in the preterm infant. The pharmacological treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) remains a controversial issue. This article reviews the recent literature on the pathogenesis and clinical management of PDA in the preterm infant.
Roberto Antonucci; Pierpaolo Bassareo; Marco Zaffanello; Michele Pusceddu; Vassilios Fanos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  23 Suppl 3     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neonatology and Pediatrics, Nostra Signora di Bonaria Hospital, San Gavino Monreale, Italy.
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