NobleStitch PFO Closure


From the Huffington Post posted 8/11/2015 NobleStitch PFO Closure Makes History, Plus an Interview With Tony Nobles   “Noble Stitch PFO Closure Procedure: This is a revolutionary way of closing the PFO tunnel in the heart using only suture.” [Sidebar] Actually not that new, the procedure has been around for some time: See video of […]

NEVER “too young” to think about Stroke


Another young bright mind, Isaac Webber, is dismissed initially as being “too young” to have a stroke Here’s why we all might want to do a better job recognizing the stroke warning signs….at any age! Just posted this article on my Know Stroke site-Please Read and SHARE! THANK YOU !!

A video guide to learn about patent foramen ovale (PFO) and learn about resources and related health topics.


Know about PFO (patent foramen ovale) and related heart and brain topics of interest to your health. More videos just added: Watch new videos to know about patent foramen ovale (PFO) and learn about resources and related health topics.

Amplatzer cardiac plug “very promising device” study suggests


Amplatzer Plug Cuts Stroke, Bleeding Risks in AFib According to Study Almost eight years out post pfo closure and the hairs on the back of my neck still stand up when I get an “Amplatzer” Google alert.  I guess it will always be that way until we get better guidelines and follow-up for PFO patients. […]

Here’s “WHY” you need to ask the right stroke recovery questions


Stroke Recovery Webinar Feedback Thanks to everyone that attended the webinar and thank you in advance for those that have already registered for a seat to attend the next broadcast. I’ve been going through some of the questions and comments from yesterday’s stroke recovery webinar and both Peter C. and Jenn H. gave similar feedback […]

Stroke Recovery Webinar


  STILL a FEW Seats Left for the Webinar Tomorrow…. Register Now! Here’s a Few Things I’ll cover on the Webinar:

Free Stroke Education Webinar Registration Open


  Introducing our Smart Moves Stroke Recovery Webinar Series Registration is Now Open! How to restore Balance and Set Smart Goals After a Stroke Presenter: David Dansereau,MSPT What You’ll learn on this Webinar: Practical examples on why most rehab goals fail and how to overcome this barrier. How to Measure Your Progress and Build Your […]

TCD and PFO Study Results


TCD is Superior to TEE for Detection of PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) AHAScience News-International Stroke Conference 2014-San Diego Ralph Sacco, MD, FAHA, past-president of the American Heart Association, interviews David Spence, MD, primary investigator of the trial, “Transcranial Doppler Is Superior to Transesophageal Echocardiography in Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale,” which he presented at ISC […]

A new defensive position for Kris Letang : Stroke Defense


Article by David Dansereau-Know-Stroke.org What type of “D” will be best for Kris Letang following his stroke ? Kris Letang’s recent stroke and press surrounding what may have contributed to it (doctors found a small PFO) are certainly making waves again about PFO closure.  Will he be able to play professional hockey again?  It is […]

What caused Kris Letang’s stroke?


Kris Letang, 26, Pittsburg Penguins defensemen has stroke Pittsburg Penguins’s website reported today that Kris Letang will miss at least six weeks after having a stroke last week.  It stated that further testing on Letang revealed he also had… keep reading