Olcay Aksoy

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Patent Foramen Ovale/Atrial Septal Defect/Ventricular Septal Defect Closure

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and classification Various developmental or acquired anomalies may lead to intracardiac shunting. Patent foramen ovale (PFO) refers to the nonclosure of the potential space between septum primum and secundum (analogous to a flap valve) located at the superior and inferior margin of the foramen ovale. During fetal…

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