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Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure in a patient with platypnoea-orthodeoxia syndrome
  1. P A Henriksen,
  2. K Strachan,
  3. C Selby,
  4. D B Northridge
  1. p.henriksen@blueyonder.co.uk

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A 57-year-old man presented with breathlessness that worsened on sitting up and was relieved by lying down. He had undergone a right pneumonectomy for lung carcinoma three months previously. His exercise capacity was limited to 10 yards (3 m) and he preferred to eat lying flat to minimise the symptom of …

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