Improvement of migraine headaches after percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale for secondary prevention of paradoxical embolism

Wahl, Andreas; Praz, Fabien; Tai, Tony; Findling, Oliver; Walpoth, Nazan; Nedeltchev, Krassen; Schwerzmann, Markus; Windecker, Stephan; Mattle, Heinrich P; Meier, Bernhard (2010). Improvement of migraine headaches after percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale for secondary prevention of paradoxical embolism. Heart, 96(12), pp. 967-73. London: BMJ Publishing Group 10.1136/hrt.2009.181156

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Patent foramen ovale (PFO) has been linked to migraine, and an improvement in migraine prevalence or frequency has been reported after PFO closure for other reasons. We sought to identify whether there is a specific patient population of migraineurs which may be more susceptible to benefiting from PFO closure.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology

UniBE Contributor:

Wahl, Andreas; Findling, Oliver; Walpoth, Belinda Nazan; Nedeltchev, Krassen; Schwerzmann, Markus; Windecker, Stephan; Mattle, Heinrich and Meier, Bernhard

ISSN:

1355-6037

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:08

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:19

Publisher DOI:

10.1136/hrt.2009.181156

PubMed ID:

20538672

Web of Science ID:

000278570000012

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/337 (FactScience: 197614)

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