Patent Foramen Ovale

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Patent Foramen Ovale

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 418 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Simplified percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect with use of plain fluoroscopy: Single operator experience in 110 consecutive patients.
 

Author(s): Antonis S Manolis, Spyridon Koulouris, Efthymia Rouska, John Pyrros

Journal: Indian Heart J. ;70(1):24-31.

 

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) is routinely performed under general anesthesia or deep sedation and use of transesophageal (TEE) or intracardiac echocardiography, incurring longer duration and higher cost. We have used a simplified, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Association of Preoperatively Diagnosed Patent Foramen Ovale With Perioperative Ischemic Stroke.
 

Author(s): Pauline Y Ng, Andrew K-Y Ng, Balachundhar Subramaniam, Sara M Burns, Fanny Herisson, Fanny P Timm, Cand Med, Maira I Rudolph, Cand Med, Flora Scheffenbichler, Cand Med, Sabine Friedrich, Cand Med, Timothy T Houle, Deepak L Bhatt, Matthias Eikermann

Journal: JAMA. 2018 02;319(5):452-462.

 

Perioperative stroke is a major complication for patients undergoing surgery. Patent foramen ovale (PFO) represents a possible anatomical link between venous thrombosis and stroke.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Concomitant coronary and pulmonary embolism associated with patent foramen ovale: A case report.
 

Author(s): Zhongxiu Chen, Chen Li, Yajiao Li, Hong Tang, Li Rao, Mian Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e9480.

 

The differential diagnosis of acute chest pain is very important, and can sometimes be challenging. Related diseases share a number of risk factors, and occasionally, 1 condition causes another disease to develop.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Patent Foramen Ovale" returned 58 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Potential Role of Patent Foramen Ovale in Exacerbating Hypoxemia in Chronic Pulmonary Disease.
 

Author(s): Michael E Layoun, Jamil A Aboulhosn, Jonathan M Tobis

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Patent foramen ovale has been associated with multiple pulmonary diseases, such as pulmonary hypertension, platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A connection between patent foramen ovale and chronic pulmonary disease was first described more than ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Migraine and percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yu-Jie Shi, Jun Lv, Xing-Ting Han, Guo-Gang Luo

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The association between patent foramen ovale (PFO) and migraine with aura (MA) is well established. However, the benefits of PFO closure are less certain in patients with migraine without aura (MwoA).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

Author(s): Emrush Rexhaj, 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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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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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017

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Migraine Relief After Patent Foramen Ovale Closure: a Single Center Analysis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Platelet Aggregation, Spontaneous; Migraine With Aura; Patent Foramen Ovale

 

Last Updated: 9 May 2018

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