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Mitral loop cerclage as a variant form of mitral cerclage annuloplasty that adds a device (CSTV) for preventing potential complications: a preclinical proof of concept and feasibility study

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1669-e1679 published online e-edition April 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I14A319

1. School of Medicine, Pusan National University & Cardiovascular Center, Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, South Korea; 2. Cardiovascular Center, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, South Korea; 3. Research Center for Anti-Aging Technology

Aims: Although mitral cerclage annuloplasty can reduce mitral regurgitation, the potential risks for erosion of the surrounding tissue or conduction blockage are barriers to human transla

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