Newbie with PFO

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littlebuger
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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 9/15/2005 5:58 AM (GMT -7)   
Any one else have the PFO and had suregry to close ?
 
Glad I came across this board .. I had a stroke the DR has told me  I have PFO (which means a hole in the heart .. and the TCD (Trans- carnail -doppler ) test shows I have leakage to the  Brian which caused my stroke (TIA) they would like to put me in a study to close the heart with having major heat surgery .  here is the link to the procedure .. using this new device :StarFlex┬« Occluder
 
here is the link :http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/3400/3455.asp
 
Hope we all continue to have good health

Patoolla
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   Posted 9/15/2005 9:51 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Littlebuger and welcome.   Sorry you've had these problems and wish you the best with the new procedure.   God Bless, Pat 
 
 
 
 


littlebuger
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   Posted 9/15/2005 3:18 PM (GMT -7)   
ty for the welcome see ya soon

Teri16
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   Posted 9/15/2005 5:08 PM (GMT -7)   

Hi and Welcome!

I'm sorry to hear about all of your problems!  We have had a few other members with the PFO, but not in this particular trial as far as I know...I just want to wish you good luck!

Hugs, Teri tongue


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littlebuger
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   Posted 9/16/2005 5:18 AM (GMT -7)   
TY for the information .. I sure hope I can get some help oon how the study went for them ..I f they had it done .. or if the open heart surgery way to go..
great board ..
great day Teri

Teri16
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   Posted 9/16/2005 10:13 AM (GMT -7)   
There are some other threads on the forum here, have you been able to locate them? If not let me know, and I'll be happy to bring them back to the front!!

You have a great day, too!

Hugs, Teri :)
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