Hot Topics — When to close a patent foramen ovale following TIA or stroke

Nov. 17, 2017


Naser M. Ammash, M.D., references RESPECT trial outcomes and reviews current recommendations for the evaluation of patients who have had a transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke prior to consideration for closure of a patent foramen ovale.

Dr. Ammash is an adult congenital heart disease specialist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

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