Sofia Aliaga

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a patent ductus arteriosus? What are the typical findings for this disease? The ductus arteriosus (DA) is a normal and essential fetal structure and is patent at the time of birth. In healthy term infants, the DA closes within 1 to 2…

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