Nonsurgical management of obstructive aortic thrombosis complicated by renovascular hypertension in the neonate.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The use of umbilical artery catheters has become commonplace in the intensive care nursery and has facilitated management in the very ill newborn infant. Thrombotic complications associated with the use of such catheters may be as high as 30%. The successful, nonsurgical management of either complete or partial aortic thrombosis, associated with renovascular hypertension, is reported in three infants. Aggressive supportive medical management resulted in a satisfactory outcome in all three infants.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Malin, SW; Baumgart, S; Rosenberg, HK; Foreman, J

Published Date

  • April 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 106 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 630 - 634

PubMed ID

  • 3981320

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3476

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-3476(85)80092-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States