Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 472 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A very rare association between giant right atrial myxoma and patent foramen ovale. Extracellular matrix and morphological aspects: a case report.
 

Author(s): Adrian Molnar, Svetlana Encică, Diana Maria Săcui, Ioan Mureşan, Aurelian Cătălin Trifan

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2016 ;57(2):573-7.

 

We report a case of sporadic giant cardiac myxoma with a rare localization in the right atrium, operated in our Service, in a 73-year-old female patient who also presented a patent foramen ovale and a history of ischemic stroke in the year prior to current admission. Intra-operatively, ...

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2016

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Unexpected perforation leading to life-threatening cardiac tamponade six years after patent foramen ovale closure with an intrasept device.
 

Author(s): Bert Vandeloo, Steven Dymarkowski, Werner Budts

Journal: Acta Cardiol. 2016 Apr;71(2):247-8.

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2016

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Three-dimensional Echocardiography for Percutaneous Occlusion of Patent Foramen Ovale.
 

Author(s): Robinson Poffo, Paola Keese Montanhesi, Renato Bastos Pope, Alisson Parrilha Toschi, Marcelo Campos Vieira

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2016 Mar;106(3):263-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2016

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 61 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Patent Foramen Ovale and Stroke.
 

Author(s): Yee-Ping Sun, Shunichi Homma

Journal: Circ. J.. 2016 Jul;80(8):1665-73.

 

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is common and found in nearly 25% of healthy individuals. The majority of patients with PFO remain asymptomatic and they are not at increased risk for developing a stroke. The presence of PFO, however, has been found to be higher in patients with cryptogenic ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2016

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Device Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale After Stroke: Pooled Analysis of Completed Randomized Trials.
 

Author(s): David M Kent, Issa J Dahabreh, Robin Ruthazer, Anthony J Furlan, Mark Reisman, John D Carroll, Jeffrey L Saver, Richard W Smalling, Peter Jüni, Heinrich P Mattle, Bernhard Meier, David E Thaler

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2016 Mar;67(8):907-17.

 

The comparative effectiveness of percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) plus medical therapy versus medical therapy alone for cryptogenic stroke is uncertain.

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2016

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Patent foramen ovale: Unanswered questions.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Khalid Mojadidi, Panagiota Christia, Jason Salamon, Jared Liebelt, Tarique Zaman, Rubine Gevorgyan, Nariman Nezami, Sanaullah Mojaddedi, Islam Y Elgendy, Jonathan M Tobis, Robert Faillace

Journal: Eur. J. Intern. Med.. 2015 Dec;26(10):743-51.

 

The foramen ovale is a remnant of the fetal circulation that remains patent in 20-25% of the adult population. Although long overlooked as a potential pathway that could produce pathologic conditions, the presence of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) has been associated with a higher than ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Precutaneous High Risk Patent Foramen Ovale to Treat Migraine Headaches
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale

 

Last Updated: 17 May 2016

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Post Market Clinical Follow-up Study of IrisFITTM PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Occluder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale

 

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2016

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PFO ACCESS Registry
 

Status: Available

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale; Stroke

 

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2016

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