Long-term propensity score-matched comparison of percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale with medical treatment after paradoxical embolism

Wahl, Andreas; Wahl, Andreas; Mono, Marie-Luise; Kalesan, Bindu; Praz, Fabien; Geister, Laura; Räber, Lorenz; Nedeltchev, Krassen; Mattle, Heinrich P; Windecker, Stephan; Meier, Bernhard (2012). Long-term propensity score-matched comparison of percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale with medical treatment after paradoxical embolism. Circulation, 125(6), pp. 803-12. Baltimore, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.030494

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Patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack presumably related to patent foramen ovale (PFO) are at risk for recurrent cerebrovascular events. Differences in long-term clinical outcome were investigated among patients with percutaneous PFO closure and those who received medical treatment.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology

UniBE Contributor:

Wahl, Andreas; Jüni, Peter; Mono, Marie-Luise; Kalesan, Bindu; Praz, Fabien; Räber, Lorenz; Mattle, Heinrich; Windecker, Stephan and Meier, Bernhard

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0009-7322

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Lorenz Räber

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:22

Last Modified:

26 Jan 2015 11:41

Publisher DOI:

10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.030494

PubMed ID:

22238228

Web of Science ID:

000300605200018

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.7354

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7354 (FactScience: 212563)

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