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Research & Reviews  1,063 results

Intracardiac platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome diagnosed by forward-bending and abdominal ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242719
BMJ Case Reports; Kitamura R, Yoshikawa S et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Intracardiac platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome (POS) is a pathological condition that leads to a reduction in oxygenation in the sitting position. The detection rate of patent foramen ovale that causes POS increases with Valsalva manoeuvre and cough....

Submassive pulmonary embolism with a right heart thrombus.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242092
BMJ Case Reports; Yan W, Gunther I et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - A 49-year-old woman presented to the hospital with shortness of breath 2 weeks after a left total hip replacement. She was found to have a submassive pulmonary embolism (PE), with her case complicated by the detection of a large mobile clot in tra...

Thrombus in transit across a patent foramen ovale in a patient with cerebrovascular acc...
https://doi.org/10.4103/aca.ACA_120_19
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia; Galtes I, Suraci N et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - The diagnosis of paradoxical emboli remains elusive in many cases. The causal association between the thrombotic source, the intracardiac shunt, and the final emboli location is seldom demonstrated. We present the case of a 42-year-old woman admit...

Secondary stroke prevention in patients with patent foramen ovale.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOH.0000000000000672
Current Opinion in Hematology; Rhoades R, Tzeng D et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Although a patent foramen ovale (PFO) is an established risk factor for cryptogenic ischemic stroke, strategies for secondary prevention remain controversial. Increasing evidence over the past decade from well designed clinical trials supports tra...

Association between acute myocardial infarction and death in 386 patients with a thromb...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.07.007
International Journal of Cardiology; Shah P, Jimenez-Ruiz A et. al.

Jul 11th, 2021 - Right atrial thrombi are rarely found straddling a patent foramen ovale (PFO). A thrombus straddling a PFO (TSPFO), also known as impending paradoxical embolism, is a medical emergency associated with up to 11.5% risk of death within 24 h of being...

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Guidelines  5 results

SCAI expert consensus statement on operator and institutional requirements for PFO clos...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28111
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Offici... Horlick E, Kavinsky CJ et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2019 - Until recently, evidence to support Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure for secondary prevention of recurrent stroke has been controversial. Publication of high-quality evidence from randomized clinical trials and the subsequent FDA approval of two...

Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation therapy alone for...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6058599
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Kuijpers T, Spencer FA et. al.

Jul 27th, 2018 - Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation therapy alone for management of cryptogenic stroke? A clinical practice guideline.|2018|Kuijpers T,Spencer FA,Siemieniuk RAC,Vandvik PO,Otto CM,|therapeutic use,methods,surgery,...

Guidelines for the primary prevention of stroke: a statement for healthcare professiona...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5020564
Stroke Meschia JF, Bushnell C et. al.

Oct 31st, 2014 - The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and timely evidence-based recommendations on the prevention of stroke among individuals who have not previously experienced a stroke or transient ischemic attack. Evidence-based recomme...

Management of patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a collaborativ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.24693
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Offici... Pristipino C, Anzola GP et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2013 - To organize a common approach on the management of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke that may be shared by different specialists. The management of PFO related to cryptogenic stroke is controversial, despite an increase in interven...

Valvular and structural heart disease: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Ba...
https://doi.org/10.1378/chest.08-0724
Chest Salem DN, O'Gara PT et. al.

Jul 24th, 2008 - This chapter about antithrombotic therapy for valvular heart disease is part of the American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition). Grade 1 recommendations are strong and indicate that the benefits d...

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Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  26 results

Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure at the Time of Endovascular Cardiac Electronic Device Implantation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03232450

Mar 13th, 2020 - Participants enrolled in this study will have been diagnosed with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and have been scheduled to have a cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED) such as a pacemaker, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), o...

CONcomitant eValuation of Epicor Left atRial Therapy for AF
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00519194

Feb 19th, 2019 - The purpose of this study is to test the safety and efficacy of the Epicor LP Cardiac Ablation System for treating permanent atrial fibrillation during concomitant open chest and/or open heart surgery for one of more of the following procedures: m...

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure or Medical Therapy After Stroke - RESPECT Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00465270

Feb 18th, 2019 - The AMPLATZER PFO Occluder is a percutaneous, transcatheter occlusion device intended for the non-surgical closure of patent foramen ovale in subjects who have had a cryptogenic stroke due to presumed paradoxical embolism within the last 270 days.

PFO ACCESS Registry
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00583401

Feb 4th, 2019 - The primary objective of the PFO Access Registry is to allow access to the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder in subjects with a PFO who have already experienced at least two cryptogenic strokes due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ov...

PRIMA PFO Migraine Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00505570

Feb 4th, 2019 - The purpose of this study is to evaluate migraine headache frequency in subjects who have migraine with aura and a patent foramen ovale (PFO, a slit-like opening between the right and left upper chambers (atria) of the heart which normally closes ...

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News  152 results

New AHA/ASA Guideline on Secondary Stroke Prevention
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951824

May 25th, 2021 - When possible, diagnostic tests to determine the cause of a first stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) should be completed within 48 hours after symptom onset, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) says in an ...

PFO Closure Reduces Migraine: New Meta-Analysis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945479

Feb 8th, 2021 - A meta-analysis of two randomized studies evaluating patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure as a treatment strategy for migraine has shown significant benefits in several key endpoints, prompting the authors to conclude the approach warrants re-evalua...

PFO Closure Reduces Migraine: New Meta-Analysis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945479?src=sapfe

Feb 8th, 2021 - A meta-analysis of two randomized studies evaluating patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure as a treatment strategy for migraine has shown significant benefits in several key endpoints, prompting the authors to conclude the approach warrants re-evalua...

PFO Closure Beneficial in Stroke Patients With Thrombophilia
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942174

Dec 7th, 2020 - Thrombophilic patients who have had an ischemic stroke and have a patent foramen ovale (PFO) benefit from having the PFO closed, a new study suggests. "To the best of our knowledge, this is the largest prospective study on recurrent events in hype...

Report Touts PFO Closure in Divers; Experts Disagree
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936439

Aug 27th, 2020 - A new report recommends the surgical closure of patent foramen ovale in high-risk divers, but physicians in the United States urged caution about widespread use of the procedure in this population. "PFO closure is recommended in divers with a high...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →