Has anyone had success with getting the PFO patch? My Husband was lifting weights one night and had a stroke in his sleep. The Cardiologist said that certain exercises affect the blood flow ie.. Jumping Jacks & Weight lifting. I guess he stick with walking daily. Let me know.
A right to left shunt (blood that should go to the lungs goes to the oxygenated left side) will or can contaminate systemic blood supply...would require a patch. If it is a left to right, oxygenated blood would be recycled to the lungs and no problems...aspirin recommended to safequard againt clots).
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