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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure with the AMPLATZER PFO OCCLUDER in Patients with Recurrent Cryprogenic Stroke Due to Presumed Paradoxical Embolism through a Patent Foramen Ovale Who Have Failed Conventional Drug Therapy (PFO ACCESS Registry)


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Offered At

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA  22042

Principal Investigator

James Thompson, MD

Eligibility Information

  • Patients ≥18 years old
  • Patients with a PFO who have already experienced at least two cryptogenic strokes due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale
  • Patients who have failed conventional drug therapy