Methods for predicting ductus arteriosus persistence in preterm infants (literature review)


The literature review is devoted to the analysis of various approaches to predicting the long-term persistence of a hemodynamically significant arterial duct in deeply premature newborns. A detailed description of methods based on the evaluation of objective examination data, as well as clinical, echocardiographic and biochemical parameters in this category of patients, taking into account the accuracy of the prognosis, specificity and sensitivity, is given.

Keywords:ductus arteriosus; long-term persistence; deeply premature newborns

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The author declares no conflict of interest.

For citation: Spivak E.M. Methods for predicting ductus arteriosus persistence in preterm infants (literature review). Neonatologiya: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie [Neonatology: News, Opinions, Training]. 2022; 10 (1): 29–33. DOI: (in Russian)


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Degtyarev Dmitriy Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the V.I. Kulakov Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology National Medical Research Center of Ministry of Healthсаre of the Russian Federation, Head of the Chair of Neonatology at the Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Russian Society of Neonatologists, Moscow, Russian Federation

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