Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 405 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Patent foramen ovale.
 

Author(s): Guilherme V Silva

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Last Updated: 23 Jun 2014

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Effect of catheter-based patent foramen ovale closure on the occurrence of arterial bubbles in scuba divers.
 

Author(s): Jakub Honěk, Martin Srámek, Luděk Sefc, Jaroslav Januška, Jiří Fiedler, Martin Horváth, Aleš Tomek, Stěpán Novotný, Tomáš Honěk, Josef Veselka

Journal: JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Apr;7(4):403-8.

 

This study sought to evaluate the effect of catheter-based patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure on the occurrence of arterial bubbles after simulated dives.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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Fluttering thrombus in patent foramen ovale with paradoxical and cerebral embolism.
 

Author(s): Luca Bonanni, Francesco Serafini, Michele Dalla Vestra, Ada Cutolo, Elisabetta Grolla, Fabio Presotto

Journal: Circulation. 2014 Feb;129(8):e343-4.

 

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2014

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 51 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Ischaemic stroke with patent foramen ovale.
 

Author(s): Mirza Jusufovic, Lars Thomassen, Mona Skjelland

Journal: Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen.. 2014 Jan;134(2):180-4.

 

There is no sound scientific documentation of current guidelines for the treatment of cerebral infarction assumed to be due to patent foramen ovale. In this article, we present a young patient with this condition. In addition, we provide a general overview of the prevalence, recommended ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2014

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Updating the evidence on patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy in patients with cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and comprehensive meta-analysis of 2,303 patients from three randomised trials and 2,231 patients from 11 observational studies.
 

Author(s): Davide Capodanno, Giovanni Milazzo, Luca Vitale, Daniele Di Stefano, Marilena Di Salvo, Carmelo Grasso, Corrado Tamburino

Journal: EuroIntervention. 2014 Mar;9(11):1342-9.

 

We aimed at updating the evidence coming from randomised and observational studies of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure compared to medical therapy in patients with cryptogenic stroke (CS).

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Patent Foramen Ovale Closure or Anticoagulants Versus Antiplatelet Therapy to Prevent Stroke Recurrence
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ischemic Stroke; Patent Foramen Ovale; Atrial Septal Aneurysm; Migraine

 

Last Updated: 8 Oct 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: 26 Jan 2015

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Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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