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    Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes
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    atti_editor posted:
    "A pouch-like structure in the heart may be the source of some strokes that have no other known cause, a new study suggests.

    Of the 23 patients who had a stroke of undetermined origin, 30 percent had a left atrial septal pouch, compared with only 10 percent of the 52 patients whose cause of stroke could be pinpointed.

    While the researchers found an association between the pouch and unexplained strokes, it did not prove a cause-and-effect link."

    Read the article above for more information. Has anyone here (or a loved one) had a stroke with no obvious cause?
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