Clinical research

Comparison of outcome after patent foramen ovale closure in older versus younger patients

EuroIntervention 2011;7:209-215. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I2A35

Justin Luermans
Justin G. Luermans1, MD, PhD; Werner Budts2, MD, PhD; Jurriën M. Ten Berg1, MD, PhD; Herbert W. Plokker1, MD, PhD; Maarten J. Suttorp1, MD, PhD; Martijn C. Post1*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

Aims: Percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure seems to be effective for secondary prevention of cryptogenic stroke in patients younger than 55 years of age. The e

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