Patent Ductus Arteriosus
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- Rapid breathing
- Increased work to breathe
- Getting tired quickly
- Poor growth
- Respiratory infections (such as colds, pneumonia) occurring more often
American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org
Children's Heart Institute http://www.childrenheartinstitute.org
Canadian Cardiovascular Society http://www.ccs.ca/home/index%5Fe.aspx
Canadian Family Physician http://www.cfpc.ca
American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org.
Patent ductus arteriosus. In: The Heart Center Encyclopedia. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Heart Center at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center website. Available at: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org. Accessed December 2002.
Understanding congenital heart defects. Mayo Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research website. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed October 2002.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 12/2013 -
- Update Date: 01/14/2014 -
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