Patent foramen ovale closure

Zahid Amin

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3 Scopus citations


PFO closure is one of easiest procedure for the interventionalist. Its assessment before device closure is crucial. There are several devices available for PFO closure and hence several techniques can be used for closure of PFO. A device-based specific technique is preferable fro PFO closure. Regardless of the device type, a preliminary assessment of the atrial septum, type of PFO, and use of TEE or ICE are very important to have optimal outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-39
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Pediatric Cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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