Barlow’s Valve Therapy

Jun 10, 2019 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Barlow’s Valve Therapy

A 67-year-old man with severe symptoms from mitral regurgitation (MR) secondary to Barlow’s disease was evaluated. On transesophageal echocardiography, there was a flail leaflet (A, arrowhead) with severe MR (B,…

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Use of Low-Profile Catheter for Continuous Left Atrial Pressure Monitoring During Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair

Jun 10, 2019 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Use of Low-Profile Catheter for Continuous Left Atrial Pressure Monitoring During Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair

An 88-year-old woman with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) was hospitalized with pulmonary edema. She had a history of coronary artery disease, acute on chronic renal failure, atrial fibrillation, and morbid…

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Optimization of Multiple Clip Placement

Jun 10, 2019 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Optimization of Multiple Clip Placement

An 83-year-old man with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR) and multiple morbidities is referred for trans­catheter repair with MitraClip (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA). A, Baseline transesophageal echocardiogram showing severe…

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Optimal Intraprocedural Guidance for Mitral Therapy

Jun 10, 2019 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Optimal Intraprocedural Guidance for Mitral Therapy

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is essential for guiding transcatheter mitral valve (MV) therapy, such as MitraClip (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA). A–F, Imaging guidance for the transseptal puncture (arrowheads). A, Bicaval…

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