Device closure of patent foramen ovale versus medical therapy in cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Khan, Abdu R; Bin Abdulhak, Aref A A; Sheikh, Mujeeb A; Khan, Sobia; Erwin, Patricia J; Tleyjeh, Imad; Khuder, Sadik; Eltahawy, Eh A


  • This study sought to perform a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing device closure with medical therapy in the prevention of recurrent neurological events in patients with cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale.

publication date

  • 2013

published in

start page

  • 1316

end page

  • 23


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