Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Severe mitral valve regurgitation. Episodic, so-called "flash", pulmonary oedema.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

3 metallic butterfly-like clips (MitraClips) in the position of the mitral valve in a patient with cardiomegaly and defibrillating pacemaker.

Case Discussion

MitraClip is a percutaneous system for treatment of patients with debilitating mitral regurgitation

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Case information

rID: 37501
Published: 10th Jun 2015
Last edited: 18th Sep 2016
System: Cardiac, Chest
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