Two in a single procedure: combined approach for MitraClip implantation and left atrial appendage occlusion using the Watchman device.

Percutaneous mitral valve repair (MVR) using MitraClip is an effective alternative treatment for patients with severe mitral valve insufficiency and high perioperative risk for surgery. Atrial fibrillation is frequent in patients needing MVR and some of these patients have contraindications for oral anticoagulation. Combining MitraClip implantation and… CONTINUE READING