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Brain and Heart Summit

Reducing Risk of Secondary Stroke Through Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure

Sessions include recent randomized controlled trials, cryptogenic stroke diagnosis, patient selection for PFO closure, and PFO closure complication considerations.


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Video Archive

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 70-year-old male Video

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 70-year-old male

See the patient selection algorithm utilized to determine if PFO closure should be recommended for a 70-year-old male.

Should you close  a PFO with a small shunt and no atrial septal aneurysm? Video

Should you close  a PFO with a small shunt and no atrial septal aneurysm?

See latest PFO stroke data results supporting PFO closure for small shunts and no atrial septal aneurysm

PFO-stroke randomized controlled trial efficacy and safety data Video

PFO-stroke randomized controlled trial efficacy and safety data

See PFO-stroke primary analysis data published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 20-year-old female Video

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 20-year-old female

See the patient selection algorithm utilized to determine if PFO closure should be recommended for a 20-year-old female.

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 58-year-old female Video

To close or not to close? PFO-stroke case study of 58-year-old female

See the patient selection algorithm utilized to determine if PFO closure should be recommended for a 58-year-old female.

Is your stroke patient a candidate for PFO closure? Video

Is your stroke patient a candidate for PFO closure?

See an algorithm for PFO closure in ischemic stroke patients.

PFO Closure Device Implantation Video

PFO Closure Device Implantation

After years of debate, see the clinical study results that have confirmed the benefit of closing a PFO in selected stroke patients in order to prevent recurrent events.

To close or not to close? PFO stroke case study of 32 year-old male Video

To close or not to close? PFO stroke case study of 32 year-old male

See an evaluation of a patient's PFO characteristics and procedure outcomes.

Are PFO stroke guidelines expected to change? Video

Are PFO stroke guidelines expected to change?

Gain insight on the history of PFO stroke and if guidelines are expected to change.