Mitral valve replacement following a failed MitraClip procedure.

  title={Mitral valve replacement following a failed MitraClip procedure.},
  author={Binayak Chanda and Graham E Venn},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={42 4},
While mitral valve surgery remains the gold standard for mitral regurgitation (MR), recent innovative and less invasive procedures like percutaneous MitraClip insertion make treatment options open to patients with end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy and poor left ventricular function, since such a cohort of patients invariably represents a high surgical risk… CONTINUE READING