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Transcatheter Mitral Intervention

October 8, 2019
An interesting pilot experiment on attempting to quantify the optimum disposition of neochordae in transapical intervention for severe mitral regurgitation.
October 6, 2019
The authors address appropriate use of the transcatheter clip to treat degenerative mitral regurgitation in elderly low to moderate risk patients.
August 25, 2019
In an era of increased use of MitraClip, surgical mitral valve repair still offers a durable solution.  Tirone David and colleages report 1,234 consecutive patients who had mitral valve repair with 20 year follow-up.  
July 16, 2019
Abbott announced that its fourth-generation MitraClip device, MitraClip G4, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on July 15, 2019, to treat mitral regurgitation (MR) in a wider population of patients.  The MitraClip G4 include new clip sizes and an enhanced leaflet grasping feature
July 9, 2019
This video shows the technical challenges of explanting a valve-in-ring mitral valve.
July 6, 2019
The Washington University group compared operator radiation exposure during transcatheter valve implantation when performed via a transfemoral versus an alternative access approach, when performed in a catheterization lab versus a hybrid operating room (OR), and investigated the potential benefit of disposable shielding.
July 4, 2019
Filmed at the Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting 2019 in Sitges, Spain, Blase Carabello and François Obadia debate the COAPT and the Mitra.fr trials.
April 26, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Uruguay’s fight against tobacco and Phillip Morris was highlighted at the recent Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology, and one physician shares her thoughts.

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