Tag Archives: percutaneous treatment

La reparación de la válvula mitral con Mitraclip es segura en pacientes de alto riesgo

Good Outcomes for MitraClip “Off Label”

Good Outcomes for MitraClip “Off Label”

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Mitral regurgitation is the most frequent type of valve disease, accounting for >6% of patients over 65 years old. Surgery is currently the strategy of choice, but percutaneous treatment is a valid alternative.   The long-term progress of symptomatic patients at high surgical risk who do not meet the formal indications for

Manejo quirúrgico o percutáneo de los leaks mitrales

Surgical or Percutaneous Management of Mitral Leak

Mitral paravalvular leaks are relatively common after surgical mitral replacement, with an incidence of 7%-17%. Most of these are subclinical leaks, a mere echocardiogram finding, but about 3% of patients can develop heart failure, hemolysis, or a combination of both, thus requiring a new intervention. For symptomatic patients, new surgery has been the traditional treatment

Is it safe to perform percutaneous treatment in acute pulmonary thrombosis?

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava Massive and submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) has traditionally been treated with anticoagulation and catheter direct thrombolysis (CDT), but the safety and efficacy of this treatment has not been yet properly assessed.   The study analyzed 137 patients presenting acute PE massive or submassive. All patients received CTD associated to heparin