Forsyth Medical Center


Novant Health Clinical Research provides access to a variety of vascular research studies.

Study Name/Number: PFO ACCESS Registry

Title: Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the Amplatzer PFO Occluder-PFO ACCESS Registry

Investigator:  Michael Drucker, MD

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to allow access to the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder in subjects with a PFO who have already experienced at least two cryptogenic strokes due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale and who have failed conventional drug therapy.

Eligibility: Patients with documented PFO and recurrent cryptogenic stroke on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy

Contact Information:
Eugenia Hutchison

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