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DEFENSE-PFO: el cierre FOP con ciertas características disminuye eventos combinados y stroke

DEFENSE-PFO: High Risk PFO Closure Reduces Combined Events and Stroke Risk

DEFENSE-PFO: High Risk PFO Closure Reduces Combined Events and Stroke Risk

High risk patent foramen ovale closure PFO resulted in reduced stroke, vascular death and bleeding risk. Recent reports have shown a favorable role of PFO in patients with cryptogenic stroke, though with some unclear results, which immediately raised the questions: Who are the optimal candidates for this procedure, and who will see no benefit?

Cierre de foramen oval para tratar la migraña

Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale for the Treatment of Migraine

Migraine is one of the more frequent disabling disorders worldwide, but its physiopathology remains unclear. Since migraine is quite heterogeneous, individual therapies may not be effective for all patients. We still lack strategies to help us predict which patient subset might respond best to certain therapies. Read also: “Amplatzer and Figulla Devices Prove to Be

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