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Recurrent minor strokes/TIA with a right to left shunt

Summary

A patient came to our institution for evaluation and closure of suspected patent foramen ovale actively manifesting as cerebrovascular accident. Through further studies, we found the presence of a pulmonary arteriovenous fistula, which was subsequently and successfully closed through non-invasive percutaneous selective segmental pulmonary artery embolisation.

  • interventional cardiology
  • clinical diagnostic tests
  • radiology (diagnostics)
  • stroke

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