Title: Management of patent foramen ovale in cryptogenic stroke
Authors: Budts, Werner ×
Legrand, Victor
Peeters, André
Thijs, Vincent #
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Series Title: Acta Cardiologica vol:67 issue:1 pages:3-9
Abstract: There is currently no consensus on the optimal management of cryptogenic stroke in the presence of a patent foramen ovale (PFO). Some physicians do not believe in the added value of PFO closure in cryptogenic stroke, whereas, for others, cryptogenic stroke represents a situation where PFO closure would be the best management. Because of a lack of well-designed randomized trials, guidelines do not provide a clear answer. Therefore, the cardiological and neurovascular societies in Belgium decided to write an attempt at an expert opinion paper.
ISSN: 0001-5385
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory for Neurobiology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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