Percutaneous Management of Mitral Regurgitation

  • Jason H. Rogers
  • John M. Lasala


Interventional cardiology has seen the advent of a new era in the transcatheter management of mitral valve disease. The challenges for all these devices will be to demonstrate safety and either equivalent or superior efficacy in comparison to traditional management strategies, whether medical or surgical. We must strive to properly select patients for these new therapies and to develop effective technologies to treat populations at high risk for surgery. Patience, collaboration, and vision are needed to fully develop these strategies.


Mitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Mitral Annulus Functional Mitral Regurgitation Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular MedicineUC Davis Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization LaboratoryWashington University School of Medicine, One Barnes-Jewish HospitalSt. LouisUSA

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