Patent ductus arteriosus ligation

Anastasios Charalanpos Polimenakos

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is an abnormal communication between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. It occurs in 1 in 2,000 term births but it can be present in over 70% of infant born at or prior to 32 weeks. There is a female predominance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783319043401
ISBN (Print)9783319043395
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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