Indicators of surgical treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates in the first week of life

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Renato Braulio; Cláudio Léo Gelape; Fátima Derlene da Rocha Araújo; Kelly Nascimento Brandão; Luciana Drummond Guimarães Abreu; Paulo Henrique Nogueira Costa; Flávio Diniz Capanema;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular : órgão oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular,volume 28,issue 4,pages504-508 (issn: 1678-9741)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4389417, doi: 10.5935/1678-9741.20130082
  • Subject: Infant, premature, diseases | Original Article | RC666-701 | Doenças do prematuro | Ductus arteriosus, patent | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Echocardiography | RD1-811 | Ecocardiografia | Permeabilidade do canal arterial | Surgery

OBJECTIVE: To identify clinical and echocardiographic indicators of the necessity for early surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. METHODS: The prospective study was conducted at the Neonatal Unit of Hospital Municipal Odilon Behrens between 2... View more