A Trainee’s Notes on the MitraClip: MITRA-FR versus COAPT

As an internal medicine resident, I’ve been peripherally involved in managing patients undergoing percutaneous mitral valve repair and conducting research on procedural outcomes.  Developed as an alternative to conventional mitral valve surgery, the MitraClip device provides a percutaneous means to treat mitral regurgitation (MR).  The device was originally approved for degenerative MR based on data … Read more