Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 464 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Case images: Successful treatment with anticoagulant therapy of a thrombus trapped in a patent foramen ovale in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Do─čan, Mehmet Erat, Hamza Sunman, Ekrem Yeter

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Oct;43(7):660.

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Percutaneous closure of inter-atrial communications (atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale): single-centre experience and mid-term follow-up.
 

Author(s): Alexander Van de Bruaene, Didier Stroobants, Edouard Benit

Journal: Acta Cardiol. 2015 Apr;70(2):133-40.

 

Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) are increasingly being performed. Effective closure rate depends on the anatomy of the interatrial septum and the device used, but its relationship with outcome is poorly described. This study aimed ...

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2015

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Surgical treatment of a massive bilateral pulmonary embolus due to an entrapped thrombus in a patent foramen ovale: a case report.
 

Author(s): Edvin Prifti, Fadil Ademaj, Arben Baboci, Albana Doko, Daniela Teferici

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Entrapped thrombus in a patent foramen ovale is a rare form of right heart thromboembolism. Various treatments have been used, such as anti-coagulation and thrombolytic therapy, vena cava filter, percutaneous thrombectomy and surgical embolectomy.

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 58 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Brief history of patent foramen ovale and stroke.
 

Author(s): Anthony J Furlan

Journal: Stroke. 2015 Feb;46(2):e35-7.

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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Recurrent stroke and patent foramen ovale: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Aristeidis H Katsanos, J David Spence, Chrysi Bogiatzi, John Parissis, Sotirios Giannopoulos, Alexandra Frogoudaki, Apostolos Safouris, Konstantinos Voumvourakis, Georgios Tsivgoulis

Journal: Stroke. 2014 Nov;45(11):3352-9.

 

Recurrent cerebrovascular events are frequent in medically treated patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO), but it still remains unclear whether PFO is a causal or an incidental finding. Further uncertainty exists on whether the size of functional shunting could represent a potential ...

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2014

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Percutaneous closure versus medical therapy alone for cryptogenic stroke patients with a patent foramen ovale: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Christopher A Pickett, Todd C Villines, Michael A Ferguson, Edward A Hulten

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Of cryptogenic stroke patients younger than 55 years of age, up to 61% have had a patent foramen ovale (PFO). Observational studies have revealed reductions in recurrent neurologic events through PFO closure versus medical therapy, and randomized controlled trials have shown nonsignificant ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2014

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Pulmonary Embolism and Stroke in Patient With Patent Foramen Ovale
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recent Stroke; Pulmonary Embolism; Patent Foramen Ovale

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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Patients With Patent Foramen Ovale and Endocardial Device Leads on Apixaban for Prevention of Paradoxical Emboli
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale; Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device

 

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2015

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