Figure 1. Pre- and post-MitraClip daily PAP readings.
In chronic heart failure (HF) patients, functional mitral valve regurgitation (FMR) is a common finding and is associated with worse outcome. The position of the MitraClip™ (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA, USA) as a therapeutic option is still debated after the publication of the MITRA-FR and COAPT trials, showing conflicting results.
A 51-year-old male, with a history of severely dilated, non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy, severe FMR, actively on the heart transplant (HTx) waiting list, remotely monitored with the CardioMEMS™ sensor (Abbott Vascular), developed persistent elevated pulmonary artery pressures (PAPs) (...
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