Development of a Severe Mitral Valve Stenosis Secondary to the Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation with a Single MitraClip


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Abstract

We report a patient with class III heart failure symptoms due to mitral regurgitation (MR) subsequent to nonischemic cardiomyopathy. The patient underwent percutaneous transcatheter mitral valve repair using a single MitraClip, which reduced the MR; however it created mild-to-moderate mitral stenosis, which progressed to severe mitral stenosis. Subsequently the patient underwent mitral valve replacement surgery. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12692 (J Card Surg 2016;31:153–155)

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