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High Risk Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)

Specialty:

Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Some patients with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) may be asymptomatic while others may experience stroke or other major complications. Certain features can help to identify a patient foramen ovale that is associated with greater risk. A patient at high risk may benefit from an intervention to close the defect.

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