MitraClip Implantation for Severe Primary Tricuspid Regurgitation


Severe tricuspid regurgitation is an independent predictor of adverse outcomes, yet few patients undergo surgery and treatment with medical therapy is often inadequate. Fam et al offer the following video series demonstrating the first use of MitraClip (Abbott Vascular) to treat severe primary tricuspid regurgitation and right heart failure in a patient with previous cardiac transplantation and high surgical risk.

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