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February 8, 2013
08:04 EDTSTJSt. Jude says RESPECT data show device group patients had fewer, smaller strokes
St. Jude Medical announced the presentation of additional data from its landmark RESPECT trial at the American Stroke Associationís International Stroke Conference 2013 in Honolulu. The RESPECT trial evaluated whether closing an opening in the heart, called a patent foramen ovale or PFO, with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder lowered the patientís risk of having another stroke. The purpose of analyzing these additional data from the RESPECT trial was to determine if patients in the device and medical therapy group suffered different types of recurrent strokes, and to identify the potential origin of the strokes. The results confirm that patients with a device in place were less likely to suffer another stroke and patients in the medical group experienced larger strokes. PFO closure with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder demonstrates clinical evidence of risk reduction and is an important option for the prevention of recurrent stroke in carefully selected patients over conventional medical management alone.
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