Transapical mitral valve implantation after unclipping of a MitraClip: a glimpse into the future and treatment considerations in mitral regurgitation.

AIMS Transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) is a novel approach that may enable a less invasive effective reduction of mitral regurgitation (MR). A limitation of the MitraClip is that definitive implantation of a clip precludes future therapy with TMVI. The purpose of this paper is to describe contemporary treatment considerations in patients with… CONTINUE READING