Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 420 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Large serpiginous thrombus straddling the patent foramen ovale and traversing through mitral and tricuspid valves into both ventricles: a therapeutic dilemma of impending paradoxical embolism and recurrent pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Yasmin S Hamirani, Oleh Hnatiuk, Stuart Pett, Carlos A Roldan

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A 51-year-old male with history of resected renal cell carcinoma and prior pulmonary embolism presented with tachypnea, tachycardia and progressive dyspnea on exertion. Chest computed tomography revealed bilateral acute pulmonary embolism. Transthoracic echocardiogram showed severe ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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Decline in mean platelet volume in patients with patent foramen ovale undergoing percutaneous closure.
 

Author(s): Barış Düzel, Nihan Kahya Eren, Rida Berilgen, Uğur Kocabaş, Mustafa Gönençer, Cem Nazli, Oktay Ergene

Journal: Cardiovasc J Afr. ;25(4):165-7.

 

The presence of patent foramen ovale (PFO) is considered a possible cause for cryptogenic stroke. The mechanism underlying the ischaemic neurological events in the presence of PFO has not been firmly established. The purpose of this study was to compare: (1) the mean platelet volume ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2014

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Response to letters regarding article, "Stroke or transient ischemic attack in patients with transvenous pacemaker or defibrillator and echocardiographically detected patent foramen ovale".
 

Author(s): Christopher V DeSimone, Paul A Friedman, Amit Noheria, Michael J Ackerman, Samuel J Asirvatham, Daniel C DeSimone, Christopher A Aakre, Vaibhav R Vaidya, Amit Noheria, Nikhil A Patel, Sami Bdeir, Joshua P Slusser, David O Hodge, Alejandro A Rabinstein

Journal: Circulation. 2014 Jul;130(2):e13-4.

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2014

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 53 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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Pulmonary Embolism and Stroke in Patient With Patent Foramen Ovale
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 6 May 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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale; Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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