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Conditions Treated

  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is an opening in the upper chambers of the heart due to a flap of tissue that failed to close normally after birth.
  • A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain stops due to a clot, causing brain cells to stop receiving oxygen. There are several types of stroke and stroke-related conditions: ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA).