Gore Medical Products Division Purchases Closure 1 Data from NMT Medical


  The purchase of  this stroke and PFO (patent foramen ovale) data from Closure 1 as well as intellectual property is reported to be ” in the spirit of collaboration and in the interest of advancing scientific and medical understanding”. posted by David Dansereau for know-stroke.org FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Oct 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — W. […]

PFO and Cryptogenic Stroke:Another Runner Shares his Story


Following this story Medical Mystery : The Runner who lost his voice http://www.nationalpost.com/m/blog.html?b=life.nationalpost.com/2011/09/20/medical-mystery-the-runner-who-lost-his-voice&s=Opinion

Bloggers abuzz about sex and stroke


WOW!- I know, I used the word sex and “the other “s” word” together- I can explain… I mentioned in my last post I’d be following up with more information on the emerging technologies available to enhance stroke rehabilitation outcomes. Well, this post as you can tell from the title is not about stroke rehab […]

Respect Trial and crypotogenic stroke


Source: http://www.amplatzer.com also see link at end of article from patient education resources Respect Trial – United States AMPLATZER® PFO Occluder – Notice of Availability – Caution: Investigational device. Limited by Federal (U.S.) law to investigational use. THE HEART AND STROKE CONNECTION Evidence indicates there may be a connection between Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and […]