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Spontaneous closure of the patent ductus arteriosus in very low birth weight infants following discharge from the neonatal unit
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    Spontaneous closure of the patent ductus arteriosus in infants after discharge from hospital
    • Yoginder Singh, Paediatric Speciality Registrar
    • Other Contributors:
      • Amrita Mukherjee, Porus Bustani, Simon Clark

    Dear Editor,

    Herrman et al demonstrated that patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closes spontaneously in most of the cases of a select group of very low birth weight infants. We did a similar retrospective observational study, at North Trent Regional Intensive Care Unit (Jessop Wing) in Sheffield, in infants diagnosed with PDA on echocardiogram, done for the murmur on routine baby check examination or for other clini...

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