Second transcatheter closure for residual shunt following percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale

EuroIntervention 2017;13:858-866 published online April 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00061

Njomeza Susuri
Njomeza Susuri1, MD; Slayman Obeid2, MD; Mirjam Ulmi1, MD; George C.M. Siontis1, MD, PhD; Andreas Wahl1, MD; Stephan Windecker1, MD; Fabian Nietlispach2, MD; Bernhard Meier1, MD; Fabien Praz1*, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; 2. University Heart Center, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Aims: Residual shunt following percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure has been described in up to 49% of patients and is associated with recurrent cerebrovascular events. Our aim

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patent foramen ovaleprior stroke or transient ischaemic attackspecific closure device/technique
Interventions for strokeOther stroke interventions(includes ASD / PFO closure)
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