Welcome to HealingWell and I wish you the very best on Tuesday (tommorow). I am glad you found the forum and the great info here re PFOs.
I do hope one of the members reads your post who may have some personal experience. As you, I am in the medical field and is so hard not to google everything when it comes to ourselves. This is a big issue for you .
Here are a couple more links to threads re PFOs:
I wish you well and do let us hear from you as we will be waiting.
~~Kitt~~Moderator: Anxiety/Panic, Osteoarthritis, GERD/Heartburn and Heart/Cardiovascular Disease. www.healingwell.com"If you can't change the world, change your world"