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INTERVENTIONS FOR VALVULAR DISEASE AND HEART FAILURE

Early experience with the Occlutech PLD occluder for mitral paravalvar leak closure through a hybrid transapical approach

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e1420-e1427 published online ahead of print December 2015 published online e-edition December 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY15M12_07

1. University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, United Kingdom; 2. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; 3. Department of Cardiology, Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital, Research Institute, Lodz, Poland

Aims: We sought to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of hybrid transapical closure of paravalvar mitral leaks using a new Occlutech PLD occluder in patients with heart failure and/or

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