Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes: Study

April 7, 2015 9:00 PM

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TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pouch-like structure in the heart may be the source of some strokes that have no other known cause, a new study suggests.

This pouch in the heart's left atrial chamber -- called a left atrial septal pouch -- was first discovered in 2010 by cardiologists at the University of California, Irvine.

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