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Cardiology Management

New guideline recommends catheter-based closure for 'hole in the heart' patients

2018 01 Aug

In light of new high-quality evidence, a panel of experts have issued a recommendation for the use of a catheter-based procedure to close a type of 'hole in the heart' followed by antiplatelet drugs (e.g., aspirin) in patients under 60 years old, who have also had a stroke. The expert guideline is published in The BMJ. The procedure involves... Read more