Long-term Risk of Complications after Percutaneous Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (S51.003)

Conclusions:Approximately 1 in 6 patients who undergo percutaneous transcatheter closure of PFO after stroke or transient ischemic attack experience a serious complication or death within 5 years.Study Supported by:Dr. Gialdini is supported by the Feil Family Foundation.Dr. Navi is supported by NIH grant K23NS091395 and the Florence Gould Endowment for Discovery in Stroke.Dr. Iadecola is supported by NIH grants R37NS089323-02, R01NS034179-21, R01NS037853-19, and R01 NS073666-04.Dr. Kamel is supported by NIH grants K23NS082367 and R01NS097443 as well as the Michael Goldberg Research Fund.Disclosure: Dr. Merkler has nothing to disclose. Dr. Gialdini has nothing to disclose. Dr. Yaghi has nothing to disclose. Dr. Okin has nothing to disclose. Dr. Iadecola has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for the Journal of Neuroscience. Dr. Navi has nothing to disclose. Dr. Kamel has received personal compensation for activities with Genentech as a speaker. Dr. Kamel has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for Journal Watch Neurology.
Source: Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology: Stroke Prevention and Translation Source Type: research

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