Closing Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke

Dr Malik’s group has published a summary of the evidence of closing Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) to reduce the risk of cryptogenic stroke i.e. stroke with no obvious cause found, not related to Atrial Fibrillation (AF) or Carotid narrowings.

Answer: it is safe and effective.  Dr Malik has a vast experience of such procedures and can help you decide if PFO closure is the right treatment for you.

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Posted on 28 May 2018
Author: Hafsa Malik
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