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PFOs: The Most Common Hole in the Heart

PFOs: The Most Common Hole in the Heart

What does it mean to have a “hole” in your heart? Is blood leaking out? How can you have this without knowing about it? A hole in the heart means that there is a connection between two chambers that shouldn’t be there. A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a connection between the right and left atria. Blood normally passes from…

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