Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a condition in which a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus fails to close normally in an infant soon after birth. (The word "patent" means open) The condition leads to abnormal blood flow between the aorta a...
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a fairly common congenital heart defect that occurs in newborn babies.
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