Posts Tagged ‘mitral regurigitation’

March 21st, 2013

FDA Panel Gives Tepid Endorsement to Abbott’s MitraClip

The FDA’s Circulatory System Devices advisory panel gave a tepid endorsement to Abbott Laboratories’ MitraClip device on Wednesday. The panel met to evaluate use of the novel device in patients with significant symptomatic mitral regurgitation (MR) who  have been determined by a cardiac surgeon to be too high risk for open mitral valve surgery and in whom existing […]