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- aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
- bLifespan Cardiovascular Institute, Providence, Rhode Island
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Rimmy Garg, Department of Internal Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903.
A 36-year-old man with progressive dyspnea and hypoxia was found to have a large, partially fenestrated Chiari network accelerating blood flow through a patent foramen ovale with preservation of an embryonic right-to-left atrial flow pattern. He underwent successful percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure with resolution of his exertional symptoms. (Level of Difficulty: Beginner.)
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- Received January 30, 2020.
- Revision received April 1, 2020.
- Accepted April 3, 2020.
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