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Congenital heart conditions: the 'headache' of assessing a link between PFO and migraine.
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PMID:  20577294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The relationship between patent foramen ovale and migraine is a hotly debated issue. Conflicting data on the association or independence of these conditions have been reported by various study groups around the world. Now, a large-scale case-control study has shown no association between the two entities; however, there were a number of methodological flaws in this study and we are unlikely to see the end of the controversy in the near future.
Gianluca Rigatelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  News    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature reviews. Cardiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1759-5010     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat Rev Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-25     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101500075     Medline TA:  Nat Rev Cardiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  361-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Adult Congenital and Adult Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Endoluminal Interventions, Rovigo General Hospital, Via W. A. Mozart 9, 37040 Legnago, Verona, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Case-Control Studies
Evidence-Based Medicine*
Foramen Ovale, Patent / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Migraine Disorders / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Research Design
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors

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