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Course Description

Despite numerous studies, the role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) as a risk factor for stroke due to paradoxical embolism is still controversial. On the assumption that specific lesion patterns, in particular multiple acute ischaemic lesions on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, indicate a cardioembolic origin, we compared the MRI findings in stroke patients with right-to-left shunt (RLS) and those without.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2009-Oct-01
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free
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