Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Communication between the pulmonary artery and aorta. Common congenital heart disease of preterm babies
  • Fast breathing
  • Bounding pulses
  • Tachycardia
  • Repeated respiratory tract infection
  • Congestive cardiac failure
  • Eisenmenger syndrome
  • Prematurity
  • Fluid overload, Hypoxia
  • Congenital infections (rubella)
  • Associated with syndromes

Avoid preterm delivery and avoid fluid overload and hypoxia

2D –Echo

  • Medical management (In preterms) - oral Ibuprofen, Indomethacin, paracetamol
  • Surgical management- ligation

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