Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Adults | Cleveland Clinic - arteriosus in adult

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Patent ductus arteriosus in adults – indications and possibilities for closure arteriosus in adult


Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart defect in which the ductus arteriosus, a vascular structure between the pulmonary artery and the aorta that.

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a rare diagnosis in adults, since symptoms and signs usually occur in infancy and most cases are treated.

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart defect – a structural heart problem that is present at birth. Patent ductus arteriosus is an abnormal connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery in the heart. In patients with PDA, the ductus arteriosus stays open.