Patent ductus arteriosus closure device

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Known case of congenital heart disease with prior intervention.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Female

The PDA closure device is seen in place at the region of the aortopulmonary window

Case Discussion

This is a case of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), which was confirmed by echocardiography and managed by endovascular closure. Treatment of PDA can be medical (indomethacin), endovascular (various closure devices) or surgical (clipping or ligation).

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Case information

rID: 54226
Case created: 28th Jun 2017
Last edited: 1st Jul 2017
Systems: Vascular, Cardiac
Tag: devices
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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