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Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in cryptogenic TIA and non-disabling stroke at older ages: a population-based study, systematic review, and meta-analysis

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Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) has been shown to be superior to medical treatment alone for prevention of recurrent stroke after cryptogenic transient ischaemic attack or non-disabling stroke in patients aged 60 years or younger. The justification for trials in older patients with transient ischaemic attack or stroke depends on whether PFO is shown to be associated with cryptogenic events at older ages, for which existing evidence is conflicting, an...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Neurology More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
7
Pages:
609-617
Publication date:
2018-06-07
Acceptance date:
2018-04-18
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EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
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pubs:860164
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uuid:6edd5f5c-b1ef-4e4a-9fd0-c874cc7f6120
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2018-07-02

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