Safety Outcomes After Percutaneous Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Foramen Ovale, Patent
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Approximately 1 in 14 patients who underwent percutaneous transcatheter PFO closure after ischemic stroke or TIA experienced a serious periprocedural adverse outcome or death. The risk of adverse outcomes was highest in older patients and in those with preceding ischemic stroke.

publication date

  • November 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018501

PubMed ID

  • 28939677

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3073

end page

  • 3077

volume

  • 48

number

  • 11