American Academy of Neurology Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Secondary Stroke Prevention Practice Advisory Update
Practice advisory educational materials
The PFO and Secondary Stroke Prevention materials are based on the latest guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology. They contain practice recommendations for patients with stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO) and include information pertaining to PFO closure considerations, PFO screening, patient selection and medical management.
Anticoagulation: Better treatment option than PFO closure or antiplatelet?
A review of the clinical evidence of anticoagulation in comparison to PFO closure and antiplatelet therapy to reduce recurrent stroke risk in cryptogenic stroke patients.
Gore REDUCE Clinical Study sub-analysis summary
Learn about the types and severity of recurrent strokes in the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study arms as published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.
Is your stroke patient a candidate for PFO closure?
Learn key points to consider when evaluating cryptogenic stroke patients and how to utilize the RoPE score to determine if PFO closure should be considered.
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