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The Value of Carina Angle Measurement for the Diagnosis of Patent Ductus Arteriosus

The probability of the appearance of a widened carina angle on X rays is increased by the presence of patent ductus arteriosus.


Objectives: We aimed to assess whether the widened carina angle displayed on X-ray supports the presumptive presence of patent ductus arteriosus.

25 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 08 Jan, 2016


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