Toronto General Hospital |
Maps & DirectionsEaton Building - 2nd Floor, in the
Cardiac Investigations Unit (CVIU) Clinic Directions
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Holes in the heart can be present from birth and may allow a blood clot from the right atrium to go to the left atrium, and then through your circulation system to the brain. This causes a mini stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).
PFO Septal Occluders are a double disc design which are made of surgical grade Dacron and a metal alloy. We insert the occluder through a tube in your leg and then place the occluder in your heart to close the hole.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays12:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fridays8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sue Jimeno, Nurse CoordinatorPhone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6258
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