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Learn from key opinion leaders by viewing on-demand digital content on a variety of topics related to PFO closure.

PFO closure virtual education

Easily access educational content at your convenience. The on-demand webinars below are presented by key opinion leaders on topics related to patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure.​

Collaborative and Data-Driven Management of the PFO-Associated Stroke Patient

Dr. Jeffrey Saver and Professor Jong-Sung Kim, experts in stroke patient care, discuss their approaches to effectively manage the PFO-associated stroke patient, starting from the stroke workup to post-procedural care.

Peter Borgstrom, PhD
Jeffrey Saver, MD
Jong-Sung Kim, MD

Controversies in Stroke Prevention for Patients with a PFO

Join thought leaders as they elaborate on the 2020 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Guideline updates for stroke prevention and share their insights into the characterization of PFO-associated stroke, the suitable timeframe for atrial fibrillation monitoring and whether extensive hypercoagulable testing is an essential part of a stroke work-up.

Jeffrey Saver, MD
Richard A. Bernstein, MD, Ph.D.
MingMing Ning, MD, MMsc
Neil Moat, MD

Strategies in Stroke Prevention for Patients with a PFO

The AAN guidelines recommend PFO closure in appropriate patients to prevent recurrent stroke. During this 1-hour session, you will hear from three vascular neurology experts who share their strategies for putting the guidelines into practice in a way that is cohesive and efficient.

Nicole Gonzales, MD
David Tirschwell, MD, MSc
Karen Orjuela, MD, MSCR

Stroke prevention update: A focus on PFO Closure

Dr. Saver covers the recent practice advisory update published by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) on secondary stroke prevention and its recommendation of PFO closure over medical management alone for appropriately selected patients.

Jeffrey Saver, MD

Optimizing PFO Management: Lessons from Brain-Heart Teams

This webinar features two vascular neurologists at different institutions sharing their individual approaches to collaborating with cardiology to help reduce the risk of a recurrent stroke in patients with a PFO.

Nicole Gonzales, MD
Karen Orjuela, MD, MSCR

Individualizing PFO Stroke Prevention: “The Clot Thickens” in the Age of COVID-19

Dr. Ning shares her approach to personalizing treatment for stroke patients using PFO-specific risk factors, and she provides an update in the age of COVID-19.

MingMing Ning, MD, MMsc

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