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CT-Angiographic imaging of the Carillon device topography after unsuccessful treatment of FMR

DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-20-00332

1. Department of Cardiology, Städtische Klinken Neuss, Germany, Germany
2. Department of Cardiology, Rheinlandklinikum Neuss, Germany
3. Department of Cardiology, Rheinlandklinikum, Neuss, Germany
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Coronary Sinus (CS) to mitral valve annulus (MVA) distance and angle might predict echocardiographic response to the Carillon device implantation (distance < 6.9mm and angle < 14.2°) (1). We present a case of a 73-year-old male with aortic valve replacement 10 years ago, who underwent Carillon implantation due to functional mitral valve regurgitation (FMR). The intervention did not result in an improvement of echocardiographic FMR parameters up to 9-months (EROA baseline: 0.21cm2, post-implant: 0.22cm2 and 9-months-follow-up: 0.29cm2; Figure 1A). 

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