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You are here: Contents > 2015 > Volume 24 Number 3 May 2015 > MITRAL VALVE DISEASE > Vanishing V-Wave: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Repair for Severe Mitral Regurgitation

Vanishing V-Wave: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Repair for Severe Mitral Regurgitation

Mackram F. Eleid, Peter M. Pollak, Sorin V. Pislaru, Guy S. Reeder, Charanjit S. Rihal

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Transcatheter mitral valve repair is an effective treatment option for patients with symptomatic mitral regurgitation and high surgical risk. Typically, transcatheter mitral valve repair is less effective in reducing mitral regurgitation severity compared to surgical mitral valve repair. Herein is

presented a case of complete resolution of mitral regurgitation, as assessed by Doppler echocardiography and left atrial V-wave.

The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2015;24:323-324

Vanishing V-Wave: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Repair for Severe Mitral Regurgitation

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