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PFO or ASD Closure: Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) or an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

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Cardiology Services, QE II

During a PFO or an ASD closure, a puncture is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein.  This pamphlet explains what to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure. 

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