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Patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) and cardiogenic shock are typically too high risk for immediate surgery; however, percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair (pMVr) may be reasonable in select patients.
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Percutaneous intervention for mitral valve disease has been established as an alternative to open surgical repair in high risk and inoperable candidates. Edge-to-edge leaflet plication with Mitraclip ...
Patients after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and persistent severe mitral regurgitation (MR) are increasingly treated with percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair (PMVR). The imp...
Percutaneous edge-to-edge repair alters mitral valve (MV) geometry in functional mitral regurgitation (FMR). We sought to characterize MV morphology in patients with central and eccentric FMR, compare...
Percutaneous edge-to-edge repair of severe mitral regurgitation has been established as an alternative treatment option for patients at high risk for cardiac surgery. More recently, the introduction o...
Although percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair with the MitraClip system is becoming widely adopted in clinical practice, surgical experience on how to correct failed MitraClip therapy is limi...
Percutaneous edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve has been shown to be a safe and effective alternative treatment option for selected patients at high risk for cardiac surgery. Patients...
The objective of the REPRISE EDGE study is to confirm the acute performance and safety of the LOTUS Edge™ Valve System when used with the Lotus™ or iSleeve™ Introducer Set for transc...
The purpose of the study is to assess the role of mitral valve apparatus in the development of outflow tract obstruction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and to identify the be...
Prospective, multi-center, Phase I study of the Evalve Cardiovascular Valve Repair System (CVRS) in the treatment of mitral valve regurgitation. Patients will undergo 30-day, 6 month, 12 ...
The objective of the REPRISE EDGE 29 mm EU study is to evaluate performance and safety of the 29 mm LOTUS Edge™ Valve System for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in symptoma...
A type of heart valve surgery that involves the repair, replacement, or reconstruction of the annulus of the MITRAL VALVE. It includes shortening the circumference of the annulus to improve valve closing capacity and reinforcing the annulus as a step in more complex valve repairs.
Backflow of blood from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the LEFT ATRIUM due to imperfect closure of the MITRAL VALVE. This can lead to mitral valve regurgitation.
Abnormal protrusion or billowing of one or both of the leaflets of MITRAL VALVE into the LEFT ATRIUM during SYSTOLE. This allows the backflow of blood into left atrium leading to MITRAL VALVE INSUFFICIENCY; SYSTOLIC MURMURS; or CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA.
Narrowing of the passage through the MITRAL VALVE due to FIBROSIS, and CALCINOSIS in the leaflets and chordal areas. This elevates the left atrial pressure which, in turn, raises pulmonary venous and capillary pressure leading to bouts of DYSPNEA and TACHYCARDIA during physical exertion. RHEUMATIC FEVER is its primary cause.
A type of constriction that is caused by the presence of a fibrous ring (discrete type) below the AORTIC VALVE, anywhere between the aortic valve and the MITRAL VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...