Occlutech Obtains CE Mark for the new Generation PFO & ASD Occluders
JENA, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, the leading European
developer of septum occluders, today announced that it has obtained CE mark
approval for its new generation ASD and PFO
occluders, the Figulla Flex.
The Figulla Flex ASD and PFO
occluders encompass a new innovative
Heart Defect Spotted During Surgery May Not Need Repair
... at the Cleveland Clinic found that patients whose pfo
is discovered and repaired during cardiothoracic s...or post-surgery stroke. In addition, the repair of pfo
in these cases offers no clear benefit in terms of...
The study included almost 2,300 patients with a pfo
that was discovered during cardiothoracic surgery....
Study investigates Gore-tex-type device to stop strokes and mini-strokes
...inical research trial may determine if repairing a pfo
using this device, also known as the GORE HELEX Se...A) recently granted approval to use the device for pfo
closures. It is currently approved by the FDA for... patients do not show any signs or symptoms, and a pfo
can go undetected through adulthood. It is not un...
Unusual case of a woman who suffered stroke during sex
...urs in about 1 in 4 adults. While in many people a pfo
will never cause problems, the defect might be ass...art that plugged the hole. Leya has done about 150 pfo
repairs, and is participating with his neurology c...wenties. Like the Loyola patient, they all had the pfo
Occlutech Wins Confirmation of its Intellectual Property Position Versus AGA Medical Patent by AIPPI
... the population - in a
minimally invasive, non-surgical way. The market for pfo
particular is expected to expand significantly as the link between pfo
strokes, as well as severe migraine, becomes increasingly well-document...
Jefferson Researchers Want to Learn If Heart Defect 'at Heart' of Some Migraines
...of the heart, can stop migraines. In newborns, the pfo
closes at or shortly after birth, but in 20 percen...ave the heart defect.
Most people who have a pfo
are never screened for it because doctors rarely s...ms but new evidence suggests that individuals with pfo
are more susceptible to migraine. This susceptibil...
Heart Defect Is Linked to Some Cases of Migraine Headache
...en ovale or PFO. A remnant of fetal development, a pfo
is a hole between the two upper chambers of the he..., flap-covered passage between the atria.
serves as a strain valve,” explains John M. Lasala... gets too high on the right side of the heart, the pfo
can open, and blood can travel from the right to t...
Premere PFO Closure System
Description: Developed specifically for PFO
closure, the Premere PFO
Closure System from Velocimed adapts to the patient's
anatomy for easier, more confident PFO
closure procedures. Conformable Anchors
Flexible nitinol anchors conform and adapt to anatomy
Anchors are thin and conform tightly to t...
CARDIA Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Device
Description:... The CARDIA pfo
Occluder has been developed for the transvenous closure of Patent Foramen Ovale. Introduced through trans-septal venous sheaths (10-12F) the device of...