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ductus arteriosus Archives

Tailoring treatment for heart defect

Sep. 23, 2019—By defining the clinical and genetic factors that predict treatment response, Vanderbilt investigators aim to personalize therapy for a common heart complication in preterm infants.

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Antibiotics, fetal vessel defect linked

Oct. 15, 2014—Certain antibiotics increase the risk of a congenital heart disorder called patency of the ductus arteriosis.

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Antacids: risky for premature babies

Jun. 12, 2013—Antacids that block a certain enzyme pose a risk for a common cardiac problem in premature infants.

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