Table 2

Procedural characteristics

VariableAll patients (n=74)Functional MR (n=46)Degenerative MR (n=28)p Value*
Number of clips implanted
 03 (4%)3 (7%)0 (0%)0.32
 142 (57%)26 (57%)16 (57%)
 227 (37%)15 (33%)12 (43%)
 32 (3%)2 (4%)0 (0%)
MR post procedure†
 None2 (3%)2 (4%)0 (0%)0.34
 Mild30 (57%)18 (39%)12 (43%)
 Moderate31 (42%)17 (37%)14 (50%)
 Moderate-severe5 (7%)3 (7%)2 (7%)
 Severe5 (7%)5 (11%)0 (0%)
Transmitral gradient (mm Hg)4.0±2.94.0±3.14.1±2.70.89
LV-EF (%)47±1736±1362±9<0.01
PASP (mm Hg)40±1341±1338±130.37
In-hospital mortality3 (4%)3 (7%)0 (0%)0.29
  • *p Values for comparisons between patients with functional and degenerative MR.

  • †Information not available in one patient who died intraprocedural.

  • LV-EF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MR, mitral regurgitation; PASP, pulmonary artery systolic pressure.