Influence of Position on Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale by Simultaneous Transesophageal Echo and Transcranial Doppler
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02383836
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2015 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
Patients will have simultaneous Transesophageal Echo (TEE) and Transcranial Doppler (TCD) performed and a comparison of timing, sensitivity and intensity of intravenously injected bubbles will be determined.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients referred for a TEE with bubble injection to rule out a cardiac source of brain emboli following an acute neurological embolic event.
Patients needing a TEE evaluation to rule out a cardiac source of brain emboli
Patients unable to comply with protocol requirements
Patients unable or unwilling to sign informed consent