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Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis incorporating complementary external evidence

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  • Hassan Mir Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Reed Alexander C Siemieniuk Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Long Cruz Ge Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Farid Foroutan Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Heart Failure/Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Fralick Eliot Phillipson Clinician Scientist Training Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Talha Syed Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Luciane Cruz Lopes Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Course, University of Sorocaba, UNISO, Sao Paulo, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ton Kuijpers Department of Guideline Development and Research, Dutch College of General Practitioners, Utrecht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jean-Louis Mas Department of Neurology, Sainte-Anne Hospital, Paris, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Per O Vandvik Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway Department of Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust—Division Gjøvik, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas Agoritsas Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Division of General Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gordon H Guyatt Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hassan Mir; hassan.mir1{at}gmail.com
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Mir H, Siemieniuk RAC, Ge LC, et al
Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis incorporating complementary external evidence

Publication history

  • Received April 23, 2018
  • Revised June 27, 2018
  • Accepted July 3, 2018
  • First published July 25, 2018.
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July 25, 2018

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