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PFO closure in Cryptogenic stroke
Last year, the management of PFO was ‘open’ for discussion. Now, consider the case closed. Recent data indicates PFOs should be closed in certain patients with cryptogenic strokes. But some questions remain unanswered. This week’s [More]
In about 1 in 3 ischemic strokes, the root cause is still unknown after testing. That’s when it’s important to dig deeper for a definitive diagnosis. Collaboration by neurologists, cardiologists, electrophysiologists and other integral team [More]
Each year, about 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. In some cases, doctors can’t pinpoint exactly why a stroke occurs– this is called a cryptogenic stroke, or a stroke of unknown cause. Knowing what’s behind your [More]
TITLE: Causes, Risks, and Prevention of Cryptogenic Stroke GUEST: Dr. John Rogers PRESENTER: Neal Howard OVERVIEW: Dr. John Rogers, MD, FACC, Associate Chief of Cardiology and Director, Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Device Therapy at Scripps [More]
Dr. Lowell Satler – Director of the MedStar Washington Hospital Center Cath Lab talk with Dr. Chadi Alraies about the lastest PFO Closure Device for patients wtih cryptogenic stroke.
An estimated one-third (200,000) of ischemic strokes in the U.S. are classified as cryptogenic (unknown etiology). Recognizing the opportunities to better serve the cryptogenic stroke population, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative, [More]
Dr. Eric Horlick explaining how Cryptogenic Stroke relates to Patent Foramen Ovale.
Explore the relationship between cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO), a common hole in the heart condition, through a dialogue between patient expert Bray Patrick-Lake and world-renowned interventional cardiologist Dr. John Carroll, Professor of [More]
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