Background. The ASAMI Study included 606 pts, enrolled between November 1990 and December 1996: 245 pts with a previous cerebral embolic attack and normal carotid study (Group A) and acontrol group (B) of 316 pts. They all underwent transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.TEE showed Atrial Septal Aneurysm (ASA) in 104 pts; 68 pts (27.7%) were from group A and 36 (9.9%) from group B (p<0.001). The prevalence of patent foramen ovale (PFO) was 22.8% in group A and 9.8% in group B (p0.001). PFO was found in 72 pts (69.2) with ASA. Methods. We performed a long-term

Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Septal Aneurysm and Patent Foramen Ovale: Long-term Follow-up / Mattioli, Anna Vittoria; TARABINI CASTELLANI, Emma; M., Aquilina; A., Oldani; Mattioli, Giorgio. - In: STROKE. - ISSN 0039-2499. - STAMPA. - 38:(2007), pp. 602-602. (Intervento presentato al convegno International stroke conference 2007 tenutosi a San Francisco USA nel 7-9 febbraio 2007).

Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Septal Aneurysm and Patent Foramen Ovale: Long-term Follow-up.

MATTIOLI, Anna Vittoria;TARABINI CASTELLANI, Emma;MATTIOLI, Giorgio
2007

Abstract

Background. The ASAMI Study included 606 pts, enrolled between November 1990 and December 1996: 245 pts with a previous cerebral embolic attack and normal carotid study (Group A) and acontrol group (B) of 316 pts. They all underwent transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.TEE showed Atrial Septal Aneurysm (ASA) in 104 pts; 68 pts (27.7%) were from group A and 36 (9.9%) from group B (p<0.001). The prevalence of patent foramen ovale (PFO) was 22.8% in group A and 9.8% in group B (p0.001). PFO was found in 72 pts (69.2) with ASA. Methods. We performed a long-term
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Mattioli, Anna Vittoria; TARABINI CASTELLANI, Emma; M., Aquilina; A., Oldani; Mattioli, Giorgio
Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Septal Aneurysm and Patent Foramen Ovale: Long-term Follow-up / Mattioli, Anna Vittoria; TARABINI CASTELLANI, Emma; M., Aquilina; A., Oldani; Mattioli, Giorgio. - In: STROKE. - ISSN 0039-2499. - STAMPA. - 38:(2007), pp. 602-602. (Intervento presentato al convegno International stroke conference 2007 tenutosi a San Francisco USA nel 7-9 febbraio 2007).
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