Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale for cryptogenic stroke: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
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AbstractBackground: There is an ongoing debate on the role of percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) in preventing recurrent ischemic events in patients with cryptogenic stroke and PFO. We systematically reviewed the latest randomized data on the efficacy and safety of percutaneous PFO closure in patients with cryptogenic stroke and PFO.
All Author(s) ListKwong JSW, Lam YY, Yu CM
Journal nameInternational Journal of Cardiology
Year2013
Month10
Day9
Volume Number168
Issue Number4
PublisherElsevier
Pages4132 - 4138
ISSN0167-5273
eISSN1874-1754
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCryptogenic stroke; Meta-analysis; Patent foramen ovale; Percutaneous transcatheter closure; Transient ischemic attack
Web of Science Subject CategoriesCardiac & Cardiovascular Systems; CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS; Cardiovascular System & Cardiology

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