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Table 4 Cause of death and postoperative day of death following PDA ligation

From: Outcome following patent ductus arteriosus ligation in premature infants: a retrospective cohort analysis

Cause of Death Postoperative days to death
Respiratory Chronic lung disease 76, 100, 134
  Pulmonary interstitial emphysema 6, 7, 13, 17
  RSV bronchiolitis and CLD 31
  Cor pulmonale secondary to CLD 45, 47
Aspiration 67
Renal Failure 50, 56
Sepsis 9,22
Sudden infant death 47
Unknown 22