Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation With the FORTIS Device: Insights Into the Evaluation of Device Success

  • Abdul-Jawad Altisent O
  • Dumont E
  • Dagenais F
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A 66-year old man with severe functional mitral regurgitation secondary to chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy (previous myocardial infarction and coronary artery bypass grafting) and advanced heart failure (left ventricular ejection fraction: 25%; New York Heart Association [NYHA] functional class III) was considered to be at very high surgical risk and was finally accepted by the Heart Team for transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) with the FORTIS transcatheter valve (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, California).

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  • mitral regurgitation
  • transcatheter mitral valve implantation

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  • Omar Abdul-Jawad Altisent

  • Eric Dumont

  • François Dagenais

  • Mario Sénéchal

  • Mathieu Bernier

  • Kim O'Connor

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