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 is not associated with hypoxemia in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and does not impair exercise performance.
 

Author(s): Zarrin F Shaikh, Julia L Kelly, Dinesh Shrikrishna, Manuel de Villa, Michael J Mullen, Nicholas S Hopkinson, Mary J Morrell, Michael I Polkey

Journal: Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2014 Mar;189(5):540-7.

 

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) may be disadvantageous in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is unknown whether right-to-left shunting through PFO increases during exercise impairing exercise performance.

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2014

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Transcatheter patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy for cryptogenic stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
 

Author(s): Irbaz Bin Riaz, Abhijeet Dhoble, Ahmad Mizyed, Chiu-Hsieh Hsu, Muhammad Husnain, Justin Z Lee, Kapildeo Lotun, Kwan S Lee

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There is an association between cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO). The optimal treatment strategy for secondary prevention remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to analyze aggregate data examining the safety and efficacy of transcatheter device closure versus ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure in a patient with inferior vena cava filter.
 

Author(s): Robert Sabiniewicz, Jarosław Meyer-Szary, Piotr Potaż, Miłosz Jaguszewski

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2013 ;71(11):1207.

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2013

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 50 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Embolization of patent foramen ovale closure devices: incidence, role of imaging in identification, potential causes, and management.
 

Author(s): Sachin S Goel, Olcay Aksoy, E Murat Tuzcu, Richard A Krasuski, Samir R Kapadia

Journal: Tex Heart Inst J. 2013 ;40(4):439-44.

 

Transcatheter patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure is an alternative to antiplatelet or anticoagulative therapy in patients with cryptogenic stroke, and it is associated with a small incidence of periprocedural sequelae. Because embolization of PFO closure devices is a very rare procedural ...

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2013

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Patent foramen ovale transcatheter closure vs. medical therapy on recurrent vascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Pablo Rengifo-Moreno, Igor F Palacios, Parichart Junpaparp, Christian F Witzke, D Lynn Morris, Abel Romero-Corral

Journal: Eur. Heart J.. 2013 Nov;34(43):3342-52.

 

In patients with cryptogenic stroke, transcatheter (TC) closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) has not been shown to better prevent recurrent vascular events than medical therapy. However, randomized controlled trials (RCT) to date have included few vascular events, and lack of power ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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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: 3 Nov 2014

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Last Updated: 8 Aug 2012

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