Patent Foramen Ovale in Cryptogenic Stroke Study "PICSS"

Completed

Phase 4 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age 30-85
- Ischemic stroke within 30 days
- Glasgow outcome scale ≥ 3
- No contraindications to warfarin/aspirin

Exclusion Criteria

- Basal INR > 1.4
- Post-procedural stroke
- Severe carotid atherosclerosis
- Cardioembolic stroke
- Contraindications to transesophageal echocardiography