Review of the MitraClip clinical evidence

F. Maisano, M. Taramasso, M. Cioni, N. Buzzatti, P. Denti, A. Colombo, O. Alfieri

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Abstract

MitraClip system is the only catheter-based device for percutanoeus mitral valve repair available for clinical use, after receipt of the CE Mark in 2008, while it is currently under review for FDA approval in the US. To date, over 3500 MitraClip implants have been performed worldwide, mainly in high risk surgical patients. The aim of this review is to review all the current evidences of the MitraClip therapy in an aim to define its clinical role in the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-93
Number of pages9
JournalMinerva Cardioangiologica
Volume60
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Clinical trials as topic
  • Mitral valve annuloplasty
  • Mitral valve insufficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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