Monthly Archives: July 2014

Surgeons develop nonsurgical technique to correct birth defects.


A new technique for repairing the most common cardiac birth defect in newborns, commonly referred to as ‘a hole in the heart,’ has been used successfully to mend the condition in six premature infants without subjecting the tiny patients to open-heart surgery.  The technique for repairing the condition, patent ductus arteriosus, also called PDA, was developed by a team in

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