Percutaneous treatment of ischaemic mitral regurgitation in sheep.


AIMS A percutaneous mitral annuloplasty device for implantation in the coronary sinus was evaluated in surviving sheep with ischaemia-induced mitral regurgitation. METHODS AND RESULTS Microspheres were injected in the left coronary artery of thirty-seven sheep. The treatment was repeated in one month intervals until the resulting myocardial infarctions… (More)


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@article{Kimblad2006PercutaneousTO, title={Percutaneous treatment of ischaemic mitral regurgitation in sheep.}, author={Per Ola Kimblad and Jan Harnek and Carl J. Meurling and Anders Roijer and Jan Otto Solem}, journal={EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology}, year={2006}, volume={2 1}, pages={107-12} }