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Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure in young patients with both cryptogenic brain infarction and PFO associated with Atrial Septal Aneurysm (ASA)

EuroInterv.2006;2:326-329.

1. Department of cardiology, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France; 2. Department of neurology and stroke center, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France; 3. Department of anaesthesiology, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France

Background: To assess the safety and efficacy of percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure for the prevention of recurrent stroke in high-risk patients.

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