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Advisors Give Lukewarm Endorsement Of St. Jude's PFO Occluder For Stroke

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

FDA advisors agreed with St. Jude Medical that its Amplatzer patent foreman ovale occluder has benefits for select patients that outweigh the risks for recurrent strokes, at a Circulatory System Devices Panel meeting.


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