Septal Occluder Device
If you an atrial septal defect or patent foramen ovale (PFO) and have experienced a stroke, a septal occluder device might be a good option for you. This device may decrease your risk of stroke.
A PFO is an opening in your heart that normally closes after birth. Most do not know that they have PFO because they don't show any symptoms. However, if you have unexplained strokes or migraines, this could be due to PFO.
The septal occluder device has been used in babies with PFO since 2002, and was approved for use in adults with cryptogenic stroke in 2016. Cryptogenic means reason or cause for this kind of stroke is unknown.
Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device
Learn how this device can help stop blood clots and reduce your risk of stroke.
Trust the experienced team of heart doctors
Our team consists of a wide range of providers including cardiologists, who all work closely with you. They have the most experience implanting septal occluder devices in the region. Our goal is to always have a treatment plan that is both coordinated and personalized to fit the best possible outcome for you.
If you think a septal occluder device might be for your, talk to one of our cardiac specialists.