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Novel Mitral Valve-Cinching Device Slashes Backflow Without Surgery

MedPage Today - Oct 3, 2016
A novel surgical-style transcatheter device showed promise for the treatment of functional mitral regurgitation, investigators reported. The Cardioband direct annuloplasty device was associated with no periprocedural deaths and had a 1-month mortality ...

Atrial fibrillation in elderly linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair

Bel Marra Health - Sep 21, 2016
This is yet another compelling reason to correct mitral regurgitation early.” The study included 1,171 patients who underwent mitral valve repair. Sixty percent of the participants were males. Prior to the surgery, 44 percent were classified as ...

In Print at Last, Early Cardioband Results Show Safety, Feasibility at 6 Months

TCTMD - Oct 4, 2016
Cinching of the implanted device resulted in annular septolateral dimension reductions of greater than 30%, on average, out to 6 months. Heart failure class, exercise capacity, quality of life, and mitral regurgitation severity were all significantly ...

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Percutaneous Interventions for Structural Heart Disease: An Illustrated Guide

This book presents the percutaneous techniques and technologies most frequently employed in structural interventional cardiology, focusing especially on how to optimize outcomes and minimize risk. Interventional procedures for aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, left atrial appendage closure, patent foramen ovale closure, and closure of interatrial and interventricular defects are clearly presented step by step with the aid of a wealth of images. These descriptions are complemented by a case-based analysis of the various structural pathologies and their complications.
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Edge-to-Edge Mitral Repair: From a Surgical to a Percutaneous Approach

This is the first comprehensive review of the edge-to-edge technique for mitral repair, which was introduced into the surgical armamentarium in 1991 by one of the authors, Ottavio Alfieri. The surgical technique employed in edge-to-edge repair today provides the basis for the only reliable method of percutaneous correction of degenerative mitral regurgitation. The book traces the evolution of the edge-to-edge technique from a surgical to a percutaneous approach, documenting indications, contraindications, technical aspects, controversies and clinical outcomes.
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Percutaneous Mitral Leaflet Repair: MitraClip Therapy for Mitral Regurgitation

Mitral regurgitation (MR) affects millions of patients worldwide. It is a progressive condition that can worsen when left untreated, possibly leading to compensatory remodeling of the left ventricle. This can result in reduced functional capacity, poor quality of life, repeat hospitalizations, and even death from heart failure. Open, arrested heart surgery has until now been the therapeutic treatment of choice. However, many high-risk patients cannot tolerate traditional heart surgery and continue to suffer from severe MR.
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Mitral Valve Prolapse and Mitral Regurgitation - Animation and Narration by Cal Shipley, M.D.

http://www.calshipleymd.com Mitral Valve Prolapse and Mitral Regurgitation. Review of mitral valve anatomy and function, including papillary muscle structure ...

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Understanding Mitral Regurgitation Signs and Symptoms

A simple explanation to understand Mitral Regurgitation the Signs and Symptoms. www.MedicineStepByStep.com Please subscribe to keep up to date with the ...

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Mitral Regurgitation or Insufficiency Murmur.

Mitral Regurgitation Revisited -- Pitfalls in Severity Assessment

Maurice Enriquez-Sarano MD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, US.