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  • As this foramen ovale is always open in the fœtus of quadrupeds, till after its birth that it begins to respire, it has been proposed by some to keep young puppies three or four times a day for a minute or two under warm water to prevent this communication from one cavity of the heart to the other from growing up; whence it has been thought such dogs might become amphibious.

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  • It is reported that he has been diagnosed with a patent forum ovale which is simply known as hole in the heart.

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  • In fact, because there is very little blood that's returning from the lung, which would normally go to the left side, the majority of blood that fills the left atrium and left ventricle is coming across the foramen ovale from the right side.

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  • As the blood returns to the left side of the heart after traversing the pulmonary circulation and picking up oxygen, pressure in the left atrium rises just a bit and the trapdoor of the foramen ovale, which was open before birth, now begins to close, usually within the first few days of life.

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  • The first is a structure called the foramen ovale.

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  • Approximately 25 to 30 percent of all adults have a patent formaen ovale.

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  • She also stitched closed a small hole (a foramen ovale) between the upper chambers.

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  • Between 10% and 25% of the general population has a small hole between the heart's upper chambers called patent foramen ovale PFO.

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  • I remembered reading about patent foramen ovale PFO in one of my various research missions into cyberspace.

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  • Katzan, who has never treated Biden, says that when she sees younger patients who have suffered a stroke, she explores a short list of possible causes that include blood-clotting disorders, irregular heart rhythms, and a defect known as patent foramen ovale (PFO), a small hole in the upper chambers of the heart that can cause an arterial stroke.

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