Left ventricular dysfunction after closure of large patent ductus arteriosus.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2005 Mar;13(1):24-9

Cardiovascular Department, MBC J 16, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, P.O. Box 40047, Jeddah 21499, Saudi Arabia.

Changes in left ventricular dimensions and performance were studied in 43 patients after transcatheter occlusion or surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus. The patients were assigned to 2 groups based on their ductal diameter: >/= 3.1 mm to group A (n = 27) and

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