In this chapter of Tools & Techniques, Edge-to-edge percutaneous MitraClip® implantation is discussed using a stepwise approach. The following is a summarised overview of this technique. The complete, unabridged version with images is available online at www.eurointervention.org.
Mitral regurgitation (MR) is the second most frequent valve disease after aortic stenosis. MitraClip® therapy (Abbott Laboratories. Abbott Park, Il, USA) is a percutaneous edge-to-edge plication of the mitral valve (MV) leaflets mimicking the surgical Alfieri technique. MitraClip® implantation is a safe procedure, and survival outcomes in high-surgical-risk patients are superior to historical controls. A dedicated multidisciplinary team ...
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