AFTER CRYPTOGENIC
STROKE, MAKE PREVENTION
THE PRIORITY

By appropriately closing PFOs associated with cryptogenic stroke with the AMPLATZER™ PFO Occluder, physicians can significantly reduce the risk of stroke recurrence.

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Cryptogenic Stroke

THE TURNING POINT FOR CRYPTOGENIC STROKE TREATMENT

Three large clinical studies confirm the superiority of PFO closure to medical management in reducing risk of stroke recurrence.1-3

WHICH OF YOUR PATIENTS CAN BENEFIT FROM:

Reduced risk of recurrence? Excellent safety profile?

Benefits

THE SOLUTION: PFO CLOSURE

References:

  1. Søndergaard L, Kasner SE, Rhodes JF, et al. Patent foramen ovale closure or antiplatelet therapy for cryptogenic stroke. N Engl J Med. 2017; 377: 1033-42.
  2. Saver JL, Carroll JD, Thaler DE, et al. Long-term outcomes of patent foramen ovale closure or medical therapy after stroke. N Engl J Med. 2017; 377: 1022-32.
  3. Mas J-L, Derumeaux G, Guillon B, et al. Patent foramen ovale closure or anticoagulation vs. antiplatelets after stroke. N Engl J Med. 2017;377:1011-21 and supplementary appendix.