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This finding strongly suggests that in older patients with risk factors for cerebrovascular disease the probability that neurological events could be due to paradoxical embolism
across a PFO is low.
originating from a venous source has been identified as a potential cause of stroke/TIA in patients with PFO.
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It is likely that the patient's renal infarction was related to paradoxical embolism
caused by small deep vein thrombosis migrating through the ASD shunt.
, Cerebral Ischemia, Foramen Ovale.
Bilateral renal infarction secondary to paradoxical embolism
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The consequences of large, prolonged left-to-right shunting through an ASD include right ventricular volume overload and increased pulmonary flow, which may lead to pulmonary hypertension, Eisenmenger's syndrome, right heart failure, atrial arrhythmias or paradoxical embolism
Neil, then 41, had suffered a paradoxical embolism
which had caused irreparable damage to his ability to speak, think and remember but left his physical abilities untouched.
If a blood clot arises in a vein and passes through the hole and reaches the brain (called "paradoxical embolism
"), a stroke results.