|Catheter Management Of Mitral Regurgitation|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 4
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 31 Aug 2021
Last Reviewed: 31 Aug 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Mitral regurgitation (MR) is one of the most common valvular abnormalities. Medical management along with regular surveillance is the typical recommendation for mild MR. Severe cases have traditionally been treated with invasive surgery. Recently, studies have shown an increase in the utilization of a minimally invasive transcatheter approach for mitral regurgitation repair. The edge-to-edge leaflet repair device is a catheter-based therapy that uses a clip to bring together the leaflets which lessens the regurgitation. This activity details primary and secondary mitral regurgitation, non-invasive catheter management options and their indications and contraindications, procedural techniques, and complications. This activity highlights the role of the interprofessional team in the care of patients with mitral valve regurgitation.
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Authors: Kristen Brown
Editors: Michael Lim
Editors-In-Chief: Alexandra CaleySusan Johnson
Chief Medical Reviewer: Waleed Kayani
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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