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Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair With the MitraClip System for Severe Mitral Regurgitation in Patients With Surgical Mitral Valve Repair Failure

Sunday, March 2, 2014

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Source Name: Journal of the American College of Cardiology


Grasso C, Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Cannata S, Immè S, Barbanti M, Pistritto AM, Ministeri M, Caggegi A, Chiarandà M, Dipasqua F, Ronsivalle G, Mangiafico S, Scandura S, Capranzano P, Capodanno D, Tamburino C.
In this manuscript the authors report on 6 patients who underwent implantation of a MitraClip device for failing surgical mitral valve repair. All the procedures were successful with the use of a simple clip. MitraClip appears to be a good alternative in this setting.

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