• Vol. 50 No. 3, 280–282
  • 15 March 2021

Dynamic mitral regurgitation treated with MitraClip

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The dynamic nature of mitral regurgitation (MR) has been well appreciated but clinically under-recognised. In addition, evidence on therapeutic options for dynamic MR has been lacking. We report the case of a 48-year-old woman who underwent coronary revascularisation and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation support after post-operative cardiac collapse from left main coronary artery occlusion. However, she had difficulty coming off the ventilator due to recurrent pulmonary oedema from dynamic MR. She was treated with percutaneous mitral valve repair using the MitraClip system.

 

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