PDA


Background

Pathophysiology

Diagnostics

Differential Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. Limited evidence-based studies available; further trials necessary to determine morbidity and mortality rates in treated versus untreated PDA
  2. Acute Treatment:
  3. Further Management (24 hrs): PDA treatment controversial but options include:
  4. Long Term Care

Follow Up

  1. Return to Office
  2. Refer to Specialist
  3. Admit to Hospital

Prognosis

Prevention

Patient Education

Overview
Cyanosis & Blue Spells Acyanosis Left to Right Shunt VSD
ASD
PDA
AV Cannal
Cyanosis
(ADMIT)
Right to Left shunt Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of Great Arteries
Truncus Arteriosus
Tricuspid Atrasia
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
Tons of Others:
- Pulmonary atresia
- Hypoplastic L heart
- Coarctation of aorta
- Eisenmenger Syndrome