Mitral valve articles

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Arrow in the Bow

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Arrow in the Bow

Original Title: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Native Mitral Valve Disease With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification: Results From the First Multicenter Global Registry Reference: J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2016;9(13):1361-1371. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2016.04.022 Gentileza del Dr. Agustín Vecchia. The risk underlying the surgical approach to mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification is high. A

Percutaneous mitral valve replacement: First steps

Original Title: Percutaneous Transvenous Transseptal Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Failed Bioprosthetic Mitral Valves, Ring Annuloplasty, and Severe Mitral Annular Calcification. Reference: Eleid MF et al. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jun 13;9(11):1161-74.   Courtesy of Dr. Agustín Vecchia.   Transfemoral percutaneous transvenous mitral valve implantation is a promising technique and, despite the fact that no devices

MitraClip: Should we prescribe it earlier?

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Patients with severe mitral regurgitation unfit for surgery due to high surgical risk are likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is limited information available on patients with CKD receiving MitraClip.   This study analyzed patients receiving MitraClip and presenting chronic kidney disease.   CKD was defined as a

Las ondas venosas pulmonares en el MitraClip tienen valor pronóstico

MitraClip Similar to Surgery at 5 Years

Original Title: Randomized Comparison of Percutaneous Repair and Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation. 5 – Years Results of EVEREST II. Reference: Ted Feldman et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2015;66:2844-54 Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava The MitraClip at 12 months in the EVEREST II trial showed similar outcomes to that of surgery, with improved ventricular remodeling and