Foramen Ovale, Patent

Known as: secundum atrial septal defect, Patent foramen ovale, patent foraman ovale 
A persistent opening in the atrial septum after birth. While a normal part of fetal circulation, the foramen ovale should close once the newborn… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
OBJECTIVE To update the 2004 American Academy of Neurology guideline for patients with stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO) by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND The options for secondary prevention of cryptogenic embolism in patients with patent foramen ovale are administration… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Whether closure of a patent foramen ovale is effective in the prevention of recurrent ischemic stroke in patients who… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The prevalence of patent foramen ovale among patients with cryptogenic stroke is higher than that in the general… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Studies to date have shown an association between the presence of patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Patent foramen ovale and atrial septal aneurysm have been identified as potential risk factors for stroke, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To determine and compare the prevalence of patent foramen ovale in patients with stroke of undetermined origin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The cause of ischemic stroke in younger adults is undefined in as many as 35 percent of patients. We studied the prevalence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The prevalence of patent foramen ovale in patients presenting with non-haemorrhagic stroke or transient ischaemic attacks under… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The incidence and size of the patent foramen ovale were studied in 965 autopsy specimens of human hearts, which were from… (More)
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