Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 480 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Perioperative Challenges and Strategies for Patent Foramen Ovale Patients Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery].
 

Author(s): Tian Wang, Bin Zhu

Journal: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 2015 Aug;37(4):470-4.

 

The close relationship between patent foramen ovale(PFO)and cryptogenic ischemic cerebrovascular disease and migraine has been concerned for years. However,in the field of non-cardiac surgery and anesthesiology, PFO and related clinical problems are less recognized. Under perioperative ...

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2015

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Case images: Successful treatment with anticoagulant therapy of a thrombus trapped in a patent foramen ovale in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Doğan, Mehmet Erat, Hamza Sunman, Ekrem Yeter

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Oct;43(7):660.

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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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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Patients With Patent Foramen Ovale and Endocardial Device Leads on Apixaban for Prevention of Paradoxical Emboli
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patent Foramen Ovale; Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device

 

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2015

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