Research Article| Volume 52, ISSUE 2, P396-401, August 1962

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Patent ductus arteriosus in early infancy

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        1. There were 2 deaths in a group of 9 infants 3 months old or younger in whom a patent ductus arteriosus was closed.
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        2. The importance of early operation on those infants with congestive failure is emphasized.
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        3. Several infants in this group developed cardiovascular collapse at operation which responded to the prompt ligation of the open ductus.
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