Aims: Patients with cryptogenic embolic events and a patent foramen ovale (PFO) are at risk of paradoxical embolism causing recurrent cerebral events; however, transcatheter PFO closure remains controversial. The
1. CardioVascular Centre Frankfurt, Sankt Katharinen, Frankfurt, Germany; 2. Centro di Cardiologia Pediatrica, Milan, Italy; 3. The Children’s Hospital, The Priory Hospital, Birmingham, England; 4. German Heart Centre Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 5. German He
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