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My teenage nephew?Has been diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus. What are treatment options?

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Dr. Joshua Murphy
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: PDA Age Dependent?

Pda closure (age dependent) babies and adults can have their pdas closed in the cath lab if needed.
.. "hemodynamically significant" cath lab closure, using a coil or device. Many different types and sizes of coils are available, delivered from a small catheter which is inserted in the femoral artery or vein. Another option for large pdas is an aga PDA device or vascular plug. Safe and effective.

In brief: PDA Age Dependent?

Pda closure (age dependent) babies and adults can have their pdas closed in the cath lab if needed.
.. "hemodynamically significant" cath lab closure, using a coil or device. Many different types and sizes of coils are available, delivered from a small catheter which is inserted in the femoral artery or vein. Another option for large pdas is an aga PDA device or vascular plug. Safe and effective.
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