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  • Condition: Isolated Libman-Sacks Endocarditis with Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Journal: International heart journal
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Repair
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with isolated Libman-Sacks endocarditis and primary antiphospholipid syndrome.
  • Condition: Prosthetic Mitral Valve Paravalvular Leak
  • Journal: The American journal of case reports
  • Treatment Used: Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Amplatzer Occluder Device
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with a prosthetic mitral valve paravalvular leak.
  • Condition: Native Mitral Valve Disease
  • Journal: Texas Heart Institute journal
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 66
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This review of the literature reviewed patients with native mitral valve disease who underwent transcatheter access treatment.
  • Condition: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Journal: Angiologiia i sosudistaia khirurgiia = Angiology and vascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Early Surgical Myocardial Revascularization
  • Number of Patients: 342
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This study assessed the results of early surgical myocardial (muscular tissue of the heart) revascularization (restoration of blood supply) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart).
  • Condition: Mitral Regurgitation (MR)
  • Journal: JACC. Cardiovascular interventions
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Repair with PASCAL Repair System
  • Number of Patients: 309
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This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of mitral valve repair with PASCAL repair system for patients with mitral regurgitation (leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts; MR).
  • Condition: Residual Significant Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Following Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions (TAVR)
  • Journal: JACC. Cardiovascular interventions
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 24178
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This study evaluated transcatheter treatment of residual significant mitral regurgitation (leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts; MR) following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (procedure to replace a narrowed aortic valve that fails to open properly; TAVR).
  • Condition: Active Infectious Endocarditis
  • Journal: Revista portuguesa de cirurgia cardio-toracica e vascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia Cardio-Toracica e Vascular
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Repair versus Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 82
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In this study, researchers compared the outcomes of mitral valve repair versus replacement for the treatment of mitral valve infectious endocarditis.
  • Condition: Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy with Mitral Regurgitation
  • Journal: Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Transmitral Septal Myectomy and Mitral Valve Plasty
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The study researched the outcomes of transmitral septal myectomy and mitral valve plasty for a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with mitral regurgitation.
  • Condition: Giant Left Atrial Myxoma/Congestive Heart Failure
  • Journal: Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Tumor Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This article reviewed the case of a patient with giant left atrial myxoma (heart tumor) and congestive heart failure (when the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should).
  • Condition: Heart Failure (HF) with Secondary Mitral Regurgitation (SMR)
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVr)
  • Number of Patients: 614
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This study determined whether baseline pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure) influences the outcomes of transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) in patients with heart failure (HF) with secondary mitral regurgitation (SMR).
  • Condition: Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Journal: The heart surgery forum
  • Treatment Used: Septal Myectomy
  • Number of Patients: 21
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing a septal myectomy for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  • Condition: Patients with and without Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
  • Journal: Circulation. Heart failure
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVr)
  • Number of Patients: 614
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This study examined the effect of prior cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients undergoing transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr).
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