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This multi-center retrospective review studies outcomes of infants who weighed less than 2 kilograms (about 4.4 pounds) when their patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) condition was treated with a Medtronic MVP™ micro vascular plug. PDA is a condition that occurs when a hole in the aorta that allows blood to bypass circulation to the lungs does not close normally during fetal development. The study will review safety, efficacy, complications, and outcomes 6 months after the catheterization procedure.
Patients who underwent PDA closure with the MVP Microvascular Plug between Jan. 1, 2012, and Oct. 30, 2020, will be included in the study.
Males and Females: Newborns
There are no requirements for participants. Clinical data is extracted from the medical record for review and analysis.
Visits: None required
Duration: Not applicable
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Heart Catheterization for Congenital Heart Defects in Children
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Sara Trucco, MD
For more information about the study, please contact:
Cullen Wenzler, Clinical Research Coordinator
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