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Published online: 2008-03-21
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Case report
Acute ischaemic stroke in a young male with patent foramen ovale

Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon, Ewa Maroszyńska-Dmoch
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(3):322-326.

open access

Vol 66, No 3 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-03-21
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

We present a case of a 35-year old patient with a patent foramen ovale and acute ischaemic stroke. The patient underwent successful percutaneous closure of foramen ovale with an Amplatzer device. Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of this condition are discussed.

Abstract

We present a case of a 35-year old patient with a patent foramen ovale and acute ischaemic stroke. The patient underwent successful percutaneous closure of foramen ovale with an Amplatzer device. Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of this condition are discussed.
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Keywords

cryptogenic stroke; patent foramen ovale; echocardiography

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Title

Case report
Acute ischaemic stroke in a young male with patent foramen ovale

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 3 (2008)

Pages

322-326

Published online

2008-03-21

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(3):322-326.

Keywords

cryptogenic stroke
patent foramen ovale
echocardiography

Authors

Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
Ewa Maroszyńska-Dmoch

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