Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 505 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Malposition of an atrial pacemaker lead crossing through patent foramen ovale in a patient with ischemic stroke.
 

Author(s): Yusuf Karavelioğlu, Tolga Doğan, Macit Kalçık, Adnan Yalçınkaya

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016 Jan;44(1):87.

 

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2016

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Fluoroscopy-Free Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and a Patent Foramen Ovale Using Solely an Electroanatomic Mapping System.
 

Author(s): Michael Kühne, Sven Knecht, Aline Mühl, Tobias Reichlin, Nikola Pavlović, Arnheid Kessel-Schaefer, Beat A Kaufmann, Beat Schaer, Christian Sticherling, Stefan Osswald

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The advent of electroanatomical mapping (EAM) systems for pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) has dramatically decreased radiation exposure. However, the need for some fluoroscopy remains for obtaining left atrial (LA) access. The aim was to test the feasibility of fluoroscopy-free PVI ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 63 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale.
 

Author(s): Benjamin S Wessler, David M Kent

Journal: Neurol Clin. 2015 May;33(2):491-500.

 

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is common and only rarely related to stroke. The high PFO prevalence in healthy individuals makes for difficult decision making when a PFO is found in the setting of a cryptogenic stroke, because the PFO may be an incidental finding. Recent clinical trials ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2015

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Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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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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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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Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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Last Updated: 8 Aug 2012

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