PFO CLosure

Friday, 8 July 2022 16:00 CEST

Moderators:

Horst Sievert, CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC, Frankfurt, Germany

John Thomson, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

 

Q&A moderator:

Sir Shakeel Qureshi, Evelina Children's Hospital, London, UK

 

Panelists:

John Carroll, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, USA

Matthew Daniels, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Bernhard Meier, University Hospital Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Lars Sondergaard, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Mark Turner, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK

Niki Walker, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Scotland

 

PROGRAM

 

Review of current guidelines and recommendations >> John Carroll

Small PFO’s and cryptogenic stroke-should they be left alone or closed? >> Lars Sondergaard

3 decades of PFO closure-what have we learned about devices? >> Niki Walker

Alternative devices-suture mediated closure >> Horst Sievert

Should we accept residual shunts after PFO closure? >> Matthew Daniels

Which patients are at greatest risk for AF after PFO closure and should we worry? >> Mark Turner

PFO closure for primary prevention, is now the time? >> Bernhard Meier

 

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