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Related to foramen ovale: fetal circulation, ductus arteriosus, Patent foramen ovale, Foramen rotundum, foramen spinosum
  • noun

Synonyms for foramen

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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Incidence and size of patent foramen ovale during the first 10 decades of life: An autopsy study of 965 normal hearts.
Closure or medical therapy for cryptogenic stroke with patent foramen ovale.
Atrial septal aneurysm and patent foramen ovale as risk factors for cryptogenic stroke in patients less than 55 years of age.
Key Words: patent foramen ovale, atrial septal defect, percutaneous closure, cerebrovascular accident, paradoxical embolism
Researchers in France found that all passengers who had pulmonary embolism, a blocked artery in the lungs, and then developed a stroke after a long flight had a patent foramen ovale.
The new study, conducted by researchers in France, reportedly found that all passengers who had pulmonary embolism and then developed a stroke after a long-haul flight had a patent foramen ovale - an opening between two chambers in the heart that is present in about 30% of the general population.
According to the doctors, the foramen ovale (the flap between the upper chambers of the heart, which is crucial for fetal circulation but closes at birth because it is no longer necessary once the child begins to breathe on his own) had closed prematurely.
Data Calls for Further Research on Transcatheter Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
Therefore, device-based patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure procedures are most commonly performed using atrial septal defect (ASD) closure devices being used off-label.
Contract award: supply systems percutaneous closure of interatrial defects and patent foramen ovale.
Page 289-291/Sayfa 289-291: A deadly chain of events in a case; Deep venous thrombosis, pulmoner embolism, patent foramen ovale and cerebral embolism Murat Eroglu, Murat Yalcin, Zafer Isilak, Murat Velioglu
In other chapters, neurologists, headache specialists, and other contributors from the US and Europe address comorbidities such as patent foramen ovale, obesity, temporomandibular disorders, and comorbidities in children, with clinical presentations, prevalence and risk, pathophysiological links, susceptibility models, and treatments that consider these disorders, as well as a final chapter on the optimal management of migraine with the comorbid disorder that takes into account preventive treatments and their side effects.
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale.
Aporo Biomedical will use mNEMOSCIENCE's BIO-SMP in both patent foramen ovale (PFO) and femoral artery closure devices.
The lead was placed in the left ventricle at that time through a persistent foramen ovale.