The patent foramen ovale has been convicted for causing stroke for the better part of 100 years but, the medical community continues to turn a blind eye to it when finding and eliminating possible causes of stroke.
This article summarises the key points, as well as the novelties of the 2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias and prevention of CVD.
Left atrial appendage occlusion should be considered a first-line therapy for stroke prevention and discussed as a treatment option with all patients suffering from atrial fibrillation.
The detection of paroxysmal arrhythmia in patients suffering from intermittent palpitations remains an important challenge in modern cardiology.
A rare but challenging condition.
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