With proven safety and feasibility, percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair with the MitraClip System (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, California, USA) is currently an option for patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) and high surgical risk1. In about half of patients, more than one clip is needed to achieve a significant reduction of MR and in up to 12,3% of patients, regurgitant jet persists between or around the clips1. Implantation of additional clips to treat “inter-clip” regurgitation is not always feasible and, frequently, MR is left untreated,…
Just accepted article
Residual "inter-clip" regurgitation due to a partial detachment, treated with AMPLATZER Vascular Plug II implantation.
Published on 12 September 2017
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1. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Interventional Cardiology, Barcelona, Barcelona, ARGENTINA; 2. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, España.; 3. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, España.; 4. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, España.