Percutaneous mitral valve procedures are under investigation as a novel method to treat mitral valve insufficiency with a catheter-based, closed heart, non-surgical approach. The technical opportunities, the expectations for the future and the implications for the conventional surgery are discussed.
|Journal||European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery|
|Volume||26 Suppl 1|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine