Next-Generation Percutaneous Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair Approaches

  title={Next-Generation Percutaneous Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair Approaches},
  author={Thomas R. Smith and Steven F. Bolling and Jason H Rogers},
M itral and tricuspid regurgitation (TR) are important clinical entities that occur when blood regurgitates from the ventricles to the atria during systole. Mitral regurgitation (MR) results in left-sided volume overload with progressive enlargement of the left atrium and left ventricle. Patients with MR experience shortness of breath, atrial arrhythmias, and symptoms of congestive heart failure. TR can cause symptoms of “right-sided heart failure,” such as ascites, congestive hepatopathy… CONTINUE READING