Short-term results of transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation for mitral regurgitation.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Mitral regurgitation (MR) is the most common valvular heart disease, and mitral valve surgery is the gold standard therapy for severe MR. Many patients with severe MR are not referred for surgery because of old age, comorbidities, or severe left ventricular dysfunction. Transcatheter mitral valve implantation may be a better therapeutic option… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.06.1208

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