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.

The Future of PFO Closure: Is the Glass Half Full or Empty?


Was the PFO tipping point reached with the results of the recent RESPECT Clinical Trial? Not Sure, because if you gather all the recent PFO press headlines you’ll still be left wondering what it all means.  Here’s a sampling: St. Jude Device to Close Heart Holes Fails to Prevent Stroke BloombergNeither study determined that St. Jude’s […]

Perhaps PFO needs to be better recognized as a “Syndrome” to get equal treatment


“After all, accurate diagnosis and treatment of plica in the knee, or “plica syndrome”, has an accepted surgical option after conservative treatment and medical management has failed.” –DP Dansereau, MS,PT for know-stroke.org First, here’s some quick background: Plica syndrome, while being quite well known to physical therapists and physicians specializing in physical medicine and orthopedics, […]