Closure of the patent ductus arteriosus with a Ligaclip through a minithoracotomy.

Majid, A.A. (1993) Closure of the patent ductus arteriosus with a Ligaclip through a minithoracotomy. Chest, 103 (5). pp. 1512-4. ISSN 0012-3692

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8486035

Abstract

This article describes a technique which allows the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) to be closed through a minithoracotomy. It combines a simple method of inducing atelectasis with Ligaclip closure of the PDA through a subaxillary incision. It was used successfully in 11 children and adolescents.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent; Child; Child, Preschool; Ductus Arteriosus/surgery
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2011 06:57
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 01:09
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/309

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