February 2009

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Volume 21 Issue 2
From the Department of Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center/University of Illinois at Chicago, Oak Lawn, Illinois, and the §Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center/ University of Illinois at Chicago, Oak Law…
From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted September 9, 2008, provisional acceptance given…
From the Division of Cardiology and the *Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York. Disclosures: Dr. Gray discloses that he is a consultant to Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific Corp., Medtronic, Inc…
From Borgess Heart Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan; §Heart & Vascular Adventist Midwest Health, Lagrange, Illinois; †Baptist Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee; √Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Hospital, New York, New York; *Columbia Presbyter…
From the Division of Cardiology, Hawaii Region Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, Hawaii. The author reports no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Address for correspondence: Paul C. Ho, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Ha…
From the Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted July 28, 2008, provisional acceptance given October 8, 2008, final manuscript accepted Novembe…
From the *Regional Medical Cardiology Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, the §Department of Cardiology, Craigavon Area Hospital, Craigavon, N. Ireland, and the £Department of Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, Queens Uni…
ABSTRACT: Percutaneous defect closure is well established in patients with a symptomatic patent foramen ovale (PFO). Despite a safe interventional procedure, severe complications have been described during device implantation or follow up. Two patien…
From the *Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, †Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, and ‡Baptist Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee. The authors report no conflicts of interes…