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Title Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation therapy alone for management of cryptogenic stroke? A clinical practice guideline.
Audience Adults diagnosed with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke with no atrial fibrillation, no aortic disease, no left-sided heart disease, no cerebrovascular disease.
Options included PFO Closure.
Year of last update or review 2018
Format Web, paper, PDF, Magic App
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Ton Kuijpers
Where was it developed? t.kuijpers@nhg.org
The Netherlands
Health condition Stroke
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
5 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.