Mitraclips

Case contributed by Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Cardiomegaly with left atrial enlargement.

Two Mitraclips projecting over mitral valve.

Mild bilateral pulmonary edema. Minor blunting of the left costophrenic angle, likely due to trace pleural effusion. 

 Distal clavicle osteolysis bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Mitraclip device is used to stablize mitral valve leaflets in cases of regurgitation when patient is not a good operative candidate.

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