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Mitral regurgitation in patients with heart failure : Interventional therapies.
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PMID:  23324917     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mitral regurgitation (MR) is a common complication in heart failure patients, severely worsening their outcome. Because of the high perioperative risk, mitral valve surgery, which is the standard therapy for MR, is often not offered to these patients. Interventional therapies for mitral valve therapy might therefore constitute a novel therapeutic option particularly in this group. This article gives an overview of the available and evolving interventional strategies for mitral valve repair with a special emphasis on heart failure patients.
Authors:
V Rudolph; S Baldus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Herz     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-6692     ISO Abbreviation:  Herz     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801231     Medline TA:  Herz     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Heart Center, Cardiology, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50924, Cologne, Germany, volker.rudolph@uk-koeln.de.
Vernacular Title:
Mitralinsuffizienz bei Herzinsuffizienz : Interventionelle Therapie.
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