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Paper Chase #4 | Medical Closure of PDA

Geoff Simon, MD and Roy Benaroch, MD
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BOTTOM LINE: Among methods reviewed, high dose oral ibuprofen (loading with 15-20 mg/kg) was the most effective medical way to close a hemodynamically significant PDA. However, none of the methods made a significant difference versus placebo or no treatment for mortality or preventing serious complications.

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