PERSISTENT PATENCY OF THE DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS BOTALLI IN THE DOG

CLYDE BROOKS
1912 Archives of Internal Medicine  
the duct itself and the beginning systemic and pulmonary aort\l=ae\.A further favorable condition was that death in this case was caused by rapid suffocation. By this means the physiological and pathological conditions or changes caused by the persistent patency of the ductus were all preserved unobscured by any other over shadowing diseased condition as is usual at autopsy. From a study of the case from these different points of view, it seems that the clinical symptoms and abnormalities in
more » ... abnormalities in blood-pressure and respiration. and the changes found in the various organs, which were associated with the persistent ductus, are all related, and apparently constitute a condition as a whole which leads to a tolerably satisfactory conception of the nature and cause of the changes present. The case reported here is that of a dog which was used for a demonstration in the Pharmacological Laboratory of the University of Pittsburgh. Following are some of the notes from the clinical description based on the examination preliminary to anesthetizing the animal :
doi:10.1001/archinte.1912.00060130049004 fatcat:ive6v4htvzbk5imgkpkvz3h6su