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Patent Foramen Ovale

A condition in which the FORAMEN OVALE in the ATRIAL SEPTUM fails to close shortly after birth. This results in abnormal communications between the two upper chambers of the heart. An isolated patent ovale foramen without other structural heart defects is usually of no hemodynamic significance.
Also Known As:
Foramen Ovale, Patent; Patent Oval Foramen; Oval Foramen, Patent
Networked: 604 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 43 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Stroke (Strokes)
2. Atrial Heart Septal Defects (Atrial Septal Defect)
3. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
4. Atrial Fibrillation
5. Heart Failure

Experts

1. Rigatelli, Gianluca: 13 articles (01/2012 - 02/2003)
2. Cardaioli, Paolo: 9 articles (01/2012 - 08/2007)
3. Sievert, Horst: 7 articles (06/2014 - 02/2006)
4. Meier, Bernhard: 7 articles (01/2014 - 07/2006)
5. Giordan, Massimo: 7 articles (01/2012 - 08/2007)
6. Sacco, Ralph L: 7 articles (01/2011 - 09/2003)
7. Braggion, Gabriele: 6 articles (01/2012 - 08/2007)
8. Chinaglia, Mauro: 5 articles (01/2012 - 08/2008)
9. Homma, Shunichi: 5 articles (07/2009 - 09/2003)
10. Seiler, Christian: 4 articles (11/2015 - 06/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Patent Foramen Ovale:
1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Warfarin (Coumadin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. IceIBA
4. OxygenIBA
5. AnticoagulantsIBA
6. Carbon MonoxideIBA
7. Glycoproteins (Glycoprotein)IBA
8. clopidogrel (Plavix)FDA Link
9. Iloprost (Ventavis)FDA Link
10. AngiotensinsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Septal Occluder Device
2. Decompression
3. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
4. Implantable Defibrillators (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator)
5. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)