12 Treatments for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Overview

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a fairly common congenital heart defect that is seen in about 3,000 newborns every year in the U.S.[read article]

Tests for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart, allowing your doctor to monitor how your heart and its valves are functionin...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure that cardiologists (heart specialists) use to evaluate heart function and diagnose cardiovascular conditions. During ...  More
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An magnetic resonance imaging test (MRI) uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making an surgical incision. An MRI allows your doc...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Medical Procedures for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.  More
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Surgical Procedures for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus
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Transarterial Coil Embolization
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Prescribed Medications for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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IBUPROFEN LYSINE (eye BYOO proe fen LAHY seen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to close a heart defect called patent ductus arteriosus ...  More
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