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Tesi etd-09222019-003754

Type of thesis
Master univ. II liv.
Author
PASTORE, FABIO
URN
etd-09222019-003754
Title
Transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale for secondary prevention in paradoxical embolism: a case report
Course
Percutaneous interventional treatment of structural heart diseases
Committee
Tutor Dott. BERTI, SERGIO
Tutor Prof. PASSINO, CLAUDIO
Keywords
  • Ictus
  • interventional cardiology
  • PFO
  • Stroke
Exam session start date
08/10/2019;
Availability
completa
Abstract
A 50 year-old gentleman was admitted to our unit with a severe stroke and he underwent to a mechanical thrombectomy with paresis improvement. We diagnosed him a patent foramen ovale(PFO) and we performed an endovascular closure of the PFO. What follows is a brief review of the indications and the techniques for the PFO closure.
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