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 478 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Safety and efficacy of Cardi-O-fix occluder for percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale: A single-center prospective study.
 

Author(s): Enfa Zhao, Wenjuan Liu, Yushun Zhang, Gesheng Cheng, Yajuan Du, Lu He, Xingye Wang, Xumei He

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(14):e6572.

 

Amplatzer occluder and Cardio-O-fix occluder are currently used in percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale. However, there is still a lack of relevant reports comparison the differences between them. The aim of this study was to evaluate the short-term and mid-term safety and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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4D flow MRI assessment of right atrial flow patterns in the normal heart - influence of caval vein arrangement and implications for the patent foramen ovale.
 

Author(s): Jehill D Parikh, Jayant Kakarla, Bernard Keavney, John J O'Sullivan, Gary A Ford, Andrew M Blamire, Kieren G Hollingsworth, Louise Coats

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To investigate atrial flow patterns in the normal adult heart, to explore whether caval vein arrangement and patency of the foramen ovale (PFO) may be associated with flow pattern.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Relationship between mean platelet volume and ischemic stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale.
 

Author(s): Nermin Bayar, Selçuk Küçükseymen, Zehra Erkal, Ramazan Güven, Erkan Köklü, Çağın Mustafa Üreyen, Şakir Arslan

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017 Jan;45(1):9-15.

 

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is commonly encountered in patients with cryptogenic stroke. Mean platelet volume (MPV), an indicator of platelet reactivity, has been reported in recent trials to be higher in patients with PFO than in normal population. The aim of this study was to investigate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

Patent foramen ovale: a novel cardiovascular risk factor in patients with sleep disordered breathing and high altitude dwellers?
 

Author(s): Emrush Rexhai, Urs Scherrer, Stefano F Rimoldi

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Diseases associated with chronic hypoxaemia are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Western countries. Epidemiological data indicate that cardiovascular diseases contribute substantially to this problem, but the underlying mechanisms are incompletely understood. Sleep disordered ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Practice advisory: Recurrent stroke with patent foramen ovale (update of practice parameter): Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
 

Author(s): Steven R Messé, Gary Gronseth, David M Kent, Jorge R Kizer, Shunichi Homma, Lee Rosterman, Scott E Kasner

Journal: Neurology. 2016 Aug;87(8):815-21.

 

To update the 2004 American Academy of Neurology guideline for patients with stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO) by addressing whether (1) percutaneous closure of PFO is superior to medical therapy alone and (2) anticoagulation is superior to antiplatelet therapy for the prevention ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2017

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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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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017

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