Percutaneous Treatment of Periprosthetic Mitral Valve Leaks: Is it Just a Futile Exercise?

Tiziana Claudia Aranzulla, John Cosgrave, Giovanni La Canna, Francesco Maisano, Matteo Montorfano, Giuseppe Sangiorgi, Antonio Colombo

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Abstract

We report the percutaneous exclusion of a mitral peri-prosthetic valvular leak performed with the Amplatzer vascular plug. Device dislodgement occurred a few days later and surgical repair was ultimately required.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)996-998
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume86
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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