New Report Released : Closure versus medical therapy for preventing recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale and a history of cryptogenic stroke or transient ischemic attack


PFO Closure vs. Medical Therapy Published Sept. 8 2015 Cochrane.org The authors of this report wanted to compare the safety and effectiveness of transcatheter device closure (TDC) versus medical therapy in people with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) who have suffered a stroke of unknown cause in order to prevent strokes or similar events occurring again. Key results: The Cochrane …

PFO-Research-Foundation Patient Survey for 2012


Attention PFO Patients: Please Take our 2012 Patient Survey We’re conducting our second PFO-Research-Foundation-Survey for PFO Patients. This survey is only for patients diagnosed with patent foramen ovale (PFO). If you have a PFO your answers to this survey could help other patients and the medical community alike to understand how PFO’s are being diagnosed …

PFO Patient Survey Update


The first ever PFO Patient Survey is now closing in on nearly 200 completed surveys!  Thank you if you have already taken a few minutes of your time to complete this important survey.   We still need your help,  so if you have procrastinated a bit and said “I’ll get to it later”  now is …

PFO Patient Survey


PFO RESEARCH FOUNDATION Launches First Patient Survey We want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to help us learn more about the PFO patient experience by taking our first PFO Patient Survey. This survey is only for patients diagnosed with patent foramen ovale (PFO). If you have a PFO, your answers to …