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You are here: Contents > 2018 > Volume 27 Number 2 March 2018 > CASE REPORTS > Clipping of the Mitral Valve or the Vegetation?

Clipping of the Mitral Valve or the Vegetation?

Hatice S. Kemal1,2, Aziz Gunsel1, Belma Yaman1, Levent Cerit1, Hamza Duygu1

1Near East University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Nicosia, Cyprus
2Electronic correspondence: drhaticekemal@gmail.com

Use of the MitraClip® procedure is widely increasing, such that more adverse events are seen at follow up, including endocarditis. A case is reported of endocarditis involving both the MitraClip and the native aortic valve at an early stage after the implantation procedure.

Video 1: Massive vegetation on the mitral valve related to the MitraClip at end-systole in an apical four-chamber view.

Video 2: Vegetation on the mitral valve in a two-chamber view.

The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2018;27:197-199


Clipping of the Mitral Valve or the Vegetation?

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