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THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION (AHA/ASA) RELEASED UPDATED GUIDELINES ON SECONDARY STROKE PREVENTION, WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR PFO CLOSURE.

The guidelines state that “it is now considered reasonable to close patent foramen ovale percutaneously in selected patients: those with younger age with nonlacunar stroke or no other cause at any age.”

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Click on the links below to access materials that will help you and your loved ones better understand patent foramen ovale (PFO) and how closure reduces the risk of having another stroke. You can feel confident knowing that guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association support PFO closure.

Guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology
Guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Amplatzer™ Talisman™ PFO Occluder Patient Brochure (1076.83 KB) Understanding PFO Closure and the Amplatzer™ Talisman™ PFO Occluder Patient Brochure (1864.93 KB)
Animated video of the PFO closure procedure with the Amplatzer Talisman PFO Occluder
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