A case for incidental coronary angiography during percutaneous closure of the patent foramen ovale?


A 42-year-old male had undergone a successful closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) seven years earlier for cryptogenic stroke. In spite of several risk factors an incidental coronary angiogram was not performed due to his young age (35 years at that time). Seven years later a myocardial infarction (MI) caused an apical ventricular septal defect (VSD… (More)


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