*Cardiac catheterization

This is also the procedure used in balloon septostomy, which is the widening of a foramen ovale, patent foramen ovale (PFO), or ...

*Migraine treatment

There is significant evidence that a link exists between migraine with aura and the presence of a patent foramen ovale (PFO), a ... Sarens, T.; Herroelen, L.; Van Deyk, K.; Budts, W. (Jan 2009). "Patent foramen ovale closure and migraine: Are we following the ... access-date= requires ,url= (help) Post, M. C.; Luermans, J.; Plokker, H.; Budts, W. (Jan 2007). "Patent foramen ovale and ... Schürks, M.; Diener, C. (Jan 2009). "Closure of patent foramen ovale in the prevention of migraine: not enough evidence in ...

*Foramen ovale (heart)

A patent foramen ovale may also be an incidental finding. "foramen". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 2016-01-22. "ovale ... In about 25% of adults the foramen ovale does not close completely, but remains as a small patent foramen ovale ("PFO"). In ... In most individuals, the foramen ovale closes at birth. It later forms the fossa ovalis. The foramen ovale (from Latin, meaning ... This passageway is called the foramen ovale. The foramen ovale normally closes at birth. At birth, when the lungs become ...

*Air embolism

If a patent foramen ovale (PFO) is suspected, an examination by echocardiography may be performed to diagnose the defect. In ... If they are shunted to the systemic circulation through a patent foramen ovale they can travel to and lodge in the brain where ... At this time, bubbles may be observed directly crossing a septal defect, or else a patent foramen ovale may be opened ... "Tests and diagnosis". Patent foramen ovale. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Retrieved 19 February 2017. ...

*Fossa ovalis (heart)

An unfused fossa ovalis is called a patent foramen ovale. Depending on the circumstances, a patent foramen ovale may be ... which covers the foramen ovale) shut, therefore closing the foramen ovale as well. In normal development, the closed foramen ... "Patent Foramen Ovale". The Cleveland Clinic. Retrieved 15 April 15, 2012. Check date values in: ,access-date= (help) Atlas ... If the atrial septum does not close properly, it leads to a patent foramen ovale (PFO). This type of defect generally works ...

*Atrium (heart)

This is known as a patent foramen ovale, an atrial septal defect. It is mostly unproblematic, although it can be associated ... Homma, S. (2005). "Patent Foramen Ovale and Stroke". Circulation. 112 (7): 1063-72. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.104.524371. ISSN ... The foramen ovale is no longer needed and it closes to leave a depression (the fossa ovalis) in the atrial wall. In some cases ... The interatrial septum has an opening in the right atrium, the foramen ovale which provides access to the left atrium; this ...

*Prevention of migraines

There also appears to be a causal link between the presence of a patent foramen ovale and migraines. There is evidence that the ... Sarens, T; Herroelen, L; Van Deyk, K; Budts, W (2009). "Patent foramen ovale closure and migraine: Are we following the wrong ... Schürks, M; Diener, HC (2009). "Closure of patent foramen ovale in the prevention of migraine: Not enough evidence in favor". ... Diener, H. C.; Kurth, T.; Dodick, D. (Jun 2007). "Patent foramen ovale and migraine". Current Pain and Headache Reports. 11 (3 ...

*Barry A. Love

Patent Foramen Ovale in eMedicine Pediatrics 2001. Revised 2009. Love BA. Congenital Heart Disease in Comprehensive Pediatric ... Percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale in left-sided carcinoid heart disease. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Aug;4 ...

*Atrial septal defect

"Patent Foramen Ovale Symptoms & Causes - Boston Children's Hospital". "Patent Foramen Ovale - Texas Heart Institute Heart ... "Effect of medical treatment in stroke patients with patent foramen ovale: patent foramen ovale in Cryptogenic Stroke Study". ... A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a small channel that has some hemodynamic consequence; it is a remnant of the fetal foramen ... causing the foramen ovale to close entirely. In about 25% of adults, the foramen ovale does not entirely seal. In these cases, ...

*Migraine surgery

It is unclear if an open patent foramen ovale is or is not related to migraines with an aura. Data supporting an effect of ... Morelli, N; Rota, E (2014). "Migraine and Patent Foramen Ovale: Barking up the Wrong Tree?". Frontiers in Neurology. 5: 99. doi ... Lip, PZ; Lip, GY (May 2014). "Patent foramen ovale and migraine attacks: a systematic review". The American Journal of Medicine ... Sathasivam, S; Sathasivam, S (April 2013). "Patent foramen ovale and migraine: what is the relationship between the two?". ...

*Paradoxical embolism

... such as a patent foramen ovale, or arteriovenous shunts in the lungs. The opening is typically an atrial septal defect, but can ... Patent foramen ovale (PFO) and paradoxical embolism". Heart. 89 (11): 1362. doi:10.1136/heart.89.11.1362. PMC 1767929 . PMID ...

*Divers Alert Network

Risk of decompression illness relating to patent foramen ovale. Managing asthma and diabetes in diving. Physiology and ...

*Lutembacher's syndrome

"Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)". Riaz, Kamran. "Lutembacher Syndrome". Riaz, Kamran. "Lutembacher ... It is thought ASD is caused by the failure to close the hole (foramen ovale) between the right and left atrium normally found ... Blood passes from the umbilical cord and flows into the left atrium through an opening called the foramen ovale; the formaen ... foramen ovale) between the two atria and becomes part of the atrial wall. During ASD primium, after birth the hole is not ...

*Foramen secundum

Understanding Patent Foramen Ovale. St, Jude Medical, n.d. Web. 27 November 2012. ped/1686 at eMedicine Hanslik A, Pospisil U, ... The foramen secundum and foramen ovale act as a shunt where blood bypasses the lungs and does not become oxygenated. To provide ... It is not the same as the foramen ovale, which is an opening in the septum secundum. The foramen secundum (from Latin, meaning ... blood shunts from the floor of the right atrium through the foramen ovale in the septum secundum then up through the foramen ...

*Cryptogenic disease

"Patent Foramen Ovale as a Risk Factor for Cryptogenic Stroke". Ann Intern Med. 117 (6): 461-465. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-6- ...

*Valsalva maneuver

"Is transesophageal echocardiography still necessary to exclude patent foramen ovale?". Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 42 ...

*Congenital heart defect

... the result is a patent foramen ovale. The two flaps may fuse, but many adults have a foramen ovale that stays closed only ... a patent foramen ovale) is vital to the infant's ability to survive until emergency heart surgery can be performed, since ... of adults have a type of atrial septal defect called probe patent foramen ovale. Cyanotic heart defects are called such because ... The foramen ovale stays open because of the flow of blood from the right atrium to the left atrium. As the lungs expand, blood ...

*Relative Atrial Index

Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure: outcomes with the Premere and Amplatzer devices. Naylin Bissessor, Allison W. Wong, ...

*Moritz Litten

Humboldt University Zeno.org (translated biography) Patent foramen ovale and paradoxical embolization:...(Yale J Biol Med. 1993 ...

*Jonathan L. Halperin

"Percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale in left-sided carcinoid heart disease". Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 4 (8): ...

*Splenic infarction

These emboligenic disorders include atrial fibrillation, patent foramen ovale, endocarditis or cholesterol embolism. Splenic ...

*Julie Swain

Perfusion 2000 Jun; 15(3). Swain J, Flynn E Jr, Greely W, Hallenbeck J, Liberthson R. Patent Foramen Ovale and Extravehicular ...

*Foramen ovale

... one of the holes that transmit nerves through the skull Patent foramen ovale, a small channel in the heart, a remnant of the ... Foramen ovale (heart), in the fetal heart, a shunt from the right atrium to left atrium Foramen ovale (skull), at the base of ... There are multiple structures in the human body with the name foramen ovale (plural: foramina ovalia; Latin for "oval hole"): ...

*Hypoxemia

Pathological shunts such as patent ductus arteriosus, patent foramen ovale, and atrial septal defects or ventricular septal ...

*TBX20

... patent foramen ovale and cardiac valve defects. In the fruitfly, knock-down of nmr (neuromancer), Drosophila's Tbx20 homolog ... patent foramen ovale and cardiac valve defects". Journal of Medical Genetics. 47 (4): 230-5. doi:10.1136/jmg.2009.069997. PMC ...

*Cerebral infarction

Patent foramen ovale or from atherosclerotic plaque of another (or the same) large artery. Cerebral artery gas embolism (e.g. ...

*Outline of cardiology

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) - An atrial septal defect in that the foramen ovale fails to close at birth. Persistent truncus ... including a patent foramen ovale (PFO). Bicuspid aortic valve - Formation of two valve leaflets in the aortic valve instead of ... Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) - Failure of the ductus arteriosus to close on birth. ...