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Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Therapy Improves Heart Function, Quality of Life for Mitral Regurgitation Patients
Date:3/14/2010

EVANSTON, Ill., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) interventional cardiologist, Ted Feldman, MD, presented data today at the American College of Cardiology annual scientific sessions from the EVEREST II trial (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy) demonstrating the MitraClip, a novel, first-in-class catheter-based device,  is a safe and effective alternative to open heart surgery for select patients with mitral regurgitation.

"This is a major advancement in cardiac care," said Ted Feldman, MD, principal investigator of the trial and director of NorthShore's Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory where he became the first physician in the U.S. to use any method for non-surgical repair of leaking mitral valves. "It's the first catheter-based therapy for a mitral valve problem to complete a trial, and has transformed the lives of patients suffering from moderate to severe mitral regurgitation."

Over eight million people in the US and Europe have Mitral Regurgitation (MR), a condition in which the mitral valve leaflets do not seal tightly. This valvular defect allows blood to flow backward into the heart and is often referred to as a "leaking heart valve". The condition can cause shortness of breath, fatigue, coughing, heart palpitations, swollen feet or ankles and heart murmur.  If left untreated, MR's progressive nature could le
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