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Patent foramen ovale

Author: Zahid Amin
Publisher: London : Springer, [2014] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), with coverage of such topics as PFO anatomy, genetics, and the effect on different organs in addition to trials, different devices and techniques available for closure.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Patent foramen ovale
(OCoLC)897111864
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zahid Amin
ISBN: 9781447149873 1447149874
OCLC Number: 897814719
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 243 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Online Videos; Contributors; Part I: Background and Anatomy; 1: Historical Perspective and Importance of PFO; References; 2: Embryology, Neonatal Circulation and Anatomy of PFO; Embryology; Fetal Circulation; Postnatal Circulation; Natural Closure; Consequences of Persistent Patency; Anatomic Variations; Contrast Echocardiography; References; 3: Anatomical Variations of Patent Foramen Ovale; Normal Atrial Septal Embryology and Anatomy; Anatomical Variants of PFO; PFO Size and Tunnel Length; Simple PFO; Complex PFO; Atrial Septal Aneurysm; Tunnel Length. Lipomatous Hypertrophy of the Atrial Septum (LHAS) Chiari Network and Eustachian Valve; Multifenestrated ASA and/or PFO Associated with a Small Atrial Septal Defect; PFO with Distorted Anatomy; Aortic Root Enlargement; References; 4: Aging and Patent Foramen Ovale; The Age-Related History of a PFO; Changes in Infancy; Later in Life; PFO Prevalence Is Reduced with Aging; Stroke Risk with Aging; Treatment of PFO in Older Population; Technical Aspects of PFO Closure in an Older Population; Conclusions; References; Part II: Methods and Techniques for Detection and Characterization of PFO. 5: Echocardiographic Detection and Transcranial Doppler Quantification of Right-to-Left ShuntingIntroduction; Echocardiographic Detection and Quantification of Right-To-Left Shunting; Contrast-Transcranial Doppler; Conclusions; Final Recommendations; References; 6: ICE: Intra-Procedural Evaluation and Guidance During Closure of PFO; Introduction; History; Available ICE Systems; Intracardiac Echo Versus TEE; Intracardiac Echo for PFO Closure; Summary; References; 7: A Comparison of Methods to Detect and Quantitate PFO: TCD, TTE, ICE and TEE; Introduction. Transesophageal EchocardiographyProvocative Maneuvers; Contrast Injection; Criteria for Diagnosing an Intracardiac Right-to-Left Shunt; Site of Injection (Antecubital Versus Femoral Vein); Accuracy of TEE for the Detection of PFO; Limitations of TEE; Transthoracic Echocardiography; TTE with Second Harmonic Imaging; Transcranial Doppler; Intracardiac Echocardiogram; Flow Detection System; Cardiac MRI; Post-closure Imaging of Patent Foramen Ovale; References; 8: Angiographic Evaluation for PFO and Pulmonary AVMs; Introduction; Angiographic Imaging of Patent Foramen Ovale; Technique. Angiographic Imaging Considerations in PFO Angiographic Imaging of Residual Shunts Through Previously Placed Devices; Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM's); Background; Angiographic Imaging; References; Part III: PFO and Clinical Syndromes; 9: An Overview of Clinical Syndromes (Keeping the Heart in Mind); Introduction; Atrial Septal Defects; Migraine; Stroke; Deep Sea Diving; Orthodeoxia/Platypnea; Sleep Apnea; Approach to the Patient with an Intracardiac Shunt; References; 10: The Association of Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine Headache; Background; Initial Observations.
Responsibility: Zahid Amin [and others] (eds.).

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