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Percutaneous Repair or Medical Treatment for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

Monday, August 27, 2018

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Source Name: The New England Journal of Medicine


Jean-François Obadia, David Messika-Zeitoun, Guillaume Leurent, Bernard Lung, Guillaume Bonnet, Nicolas Piriou, Thierry Lefèvre, Christophe Piot, Frédéric Rouleau, Didier Carrié, Mohammed Nejjari, Patrick Ohlmann, et al., for the MITRA-FR Investigators.*

Patients with severe secondary mitral regurgitation with depressed ejection fraction were randomized to either MitraClip and medical therapy vs. medical therapy alone. There was no difference in primary outcomes (i.e. death and unplanned hospitalization) at one year.


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