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Paradoxical embolism associated with patent foramen ovale
  1. R. C. F. Leonard,
  2. E. Neville,
  3. R. J. C. Hall


    Two patients are described in whom paradoxical embolism was diagnosed during life. One patient with cerebral embolism died and the other, with peripheral embolization, survived after treatment with streptokinase. Thrombolytic therapy has not previously been described in the treatment of patients with paradoxical embolism.

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