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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Feurer, R; Sadikovic, S; Sepp, D; Esposito, L; Schleef, M; Bockelbrink, A; Schwarze, J; Hemmer, B; Sander, D; Poppert, H 
Title:
Patent foramen ovale is not associated with an increased risk of stroke recurrence 
Abstract:
Background and Purpose: Despite numerous studies suggesting a relationship between paradoxical embolism from a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and stroke, the role of PFO as a risk factor for cerebral ischaemia remains controversial. We therefore sought to determine the association between a RLS detected by contrast-enhanced transcranial Doppler ultrasonography (c-TCD) and recurrent stroke in an unselected population sample. Methods: We analyzed the records of 763 patients with diagnosis of cerebral...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Neurol 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1339-1345 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1351-5101 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik