RETRACTED ARTICLE: Role of transesophageal echocardiography in percutaneous mitral valve repair using MitraClip

The authors have retracted this article [1] because there is significant overlap with a number of previously published articles, most notably previously published articles by Aman and Smith 2019 [2] and Nyman et al. 2018 [3]. All authors agree to this retraction.

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[1] Izumo M, Akashi YJ. Role of transesophageal echocardiography in percutaneous mitral valve repair using MitraClip. Cardiovasc Interv Ther. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12928-019-00638-1.

[2] Aman E, Smith TW. Echocardiographic guidance for transcatheter mitral valve repair using edge-to-edge clip. J Echocardiogr. 2019;17:53–63.

[3] Nyman CB, Mackensen GB, Jelacic S, Little SH, Smith TW, Mahmood F (2018) Transcatheter mitral valve repair using the edge-to-edge clip. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018;31(4):434–53.

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The authors have retracted this article because there is significant overlap with a number of previously published articles, most notably previously published articles by Aman and Smith 2019 and Nyman et al. 2018. All authors agree to this retraction. The online version of this article contains the full text of the retracted article as electronic supplementary material.

[1] Izumo M, Akashi YJ. Role of transesophageal echocardiography in percutaneous mitral valve repair using MitraClip. Cardiovasc Interv Ther. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12928-019-00638-1.

[2] Aman E, Smith TW. Echocardiographic guidance for transcatheter mitral valve repair using edge-to-edge clip. J Echocardiogr. 2019;17:53–63.

[3] Nyman CB, Mackensen GB, Jelacic S, Little SH, Smith TW, Mahmood F (2018) Transcatheter mitral valve repair using the edge-to-edge clip. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018;31(4):434–53.

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Izumo, M., Akashi, Y.J. RETRACTED ARTICLE: Role of transesophageal echocardiography in percutaneous mitral valve repair using MitraClip. Cardiovasc Interv and Ther 35, 320 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12928-019-00638-1

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