PFO closure supported for cryptogenic stroke patients
By Mardi Chapman
24 Oct 2019
Percutaneous device closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) is coming into favour as a secondary preventive measure in patients with cryptogenic stroke. Writing in the MJA, a cardiology team from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne said evidence for a reduction in recurrent stroke following PFO closure has strengthened in recent years. They said trials such as ...