PFO


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PFO

Abbreviation for:
patent foramen ovale  
perfluorooctane
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Analyses of different partitions of our sample firms and of alternative discretionary accruals metrics suggest the equivalency of our samples with those of prior researchers and reinforce the necessity to separately identify firms concurrently appointing a new CEO and PFO in the same year compared to firms hiring only one senior financial executive.
Researchers from the University Hospital Freiburg examined the association between a PFO and stroke of unknown cause among 503 patients.
Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Richard Krasuski, MD, says the study revealed that patients who had a PFO repaired were 2.
Proposed mechanisms of stroke include formation of thrombus on the ASA, paradoxical embolism from a venous source through a PFO and thrombus formation from an atrial arrhythmia.
Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine the relative exercise intensity that corresponds to PFO during walking in inactive and overweight men and women and examine any possible sex differences.
If a PFO is suspected in a patient, several diagnostic-imaging evaluations can help determine what treatment is most suitable.
People with a PFO often are asymptomatic, but are at greater risk for stroke and systemic embolism because of the potential formation of blood clots.
Using a minimally invasive procedure, cardiologists can seal a PFO to prevent recurrent decompression illness or stroke.
Although results are not finalized, enrollment data show 60% of 370 participants having a right-to-left shunt (versus 27% of the general population) and 38% having a large PFO (versus 7% of the general population).
The PFO is just one way Gibbs and his staff are making life better for afloat PCs.
Presentation of neurological data confirms patients in the device group had fewer, smaller strokes that were less likely to originate from blood clots passing through the PFO