Living with a congenital heart defect
Posted on 27.04.2021
Most people suffering from patent foramen ovale (PFO), a small hole located in the heart’s septum, never know they have it. The warning signs are unfamiliar and diagnosis is often made too late. Kathryn Dunning suffered a stroke and was later diagnosed with PFO. Her story is an example of patient empowerment through education and shows how medical technology is transforming the way we diagnose and treat little-understood cardiac deficiencies.