volume 28, issue 3, P421-422 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.865709
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James T. Laban, Fahid T. Rasul, Stephen J. D. Brecker, Henry T. Marsh, Andrew J. Martin

Abstract: Previously, patent foramen ovale (PFO) was an absolute contraindication to surgery in the sitting position. We report two patients with PFO who underwent surgery in the sitting position after percutaneous PFO closure. To our knowledge this is the first report of this technique.