Patent arterial duct, bottle-meal, and fatal myocardial ischaemia

Fluri, Simon; Pavlovic, Mladen; Wagner, Bendicht P (2010). Patent arterial duct, bottle-meal, and fatal myocardial ischaemia. Cardiology in the young, 20(1), pp. 108-10. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1017/S1047951109991028

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A patent arterial duct in pre-term neonates is frequent. Systemic complications consecutive to left-to-right shunting are well known but fatal myocardial ischaemia has not been described till now. The presented premature baby died from catecholamine refractory cardiogenic shock. Autoptic examination revealed acute ischaemic changes predominantly in the inner third of myocardium, speaking of coronary hypoperfusion due to a steal phenomenon secondary to the patent arterial duct.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Fluri, Simon; Pavlovic, Mladen and Wagner, Bendicht Peter

ISSN:

1047-9511

Publisher:

Cambridge University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:07

Last Modified:

27 Apr 2018 11:07

Publisher DOI:

10.1017/S1047951109991028

PubMed ID:

20188018

Web of Science ID:

000277330600023

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.155

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/155 (FactScience: 196580)

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