Echocardiographic Follow-Up of Patent Foramen Ovale and the Factors Affecting Spontaneous Closure


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Yildirim A., Aydin A., Demir T., Aydin F., UÇAR B. , Kilic Z.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, vol.32, no.6, pp.731-737, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.6515/acs20160205a
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.731-737

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the echocardiographic follow-up of patent foramen ovale, which is considered a potential etiological factor in various diseases, and to determine the factors affecting spontaneous closure.