Table 3

Management and outcome of patients with unsuccessful procedures (n=11)

EventManagementOutcome
Chordal rupture (no clip implanted)Surgical MVRDeath 5 days post procedure
Papillary muscle rupture (no clip implanted)Medical treatmentIntraprocedural death
Reduction of MR to 3+Medical treatmentDeath 44 days post procedure
Reduction of MR to 3+Medical treatmentPatient alive at 2 years
No relevant reduction of MR with 1 clip; impossible to implant more clipsMedical treatmentDeath 57 days post procedure
Clip only attached on 1 leaflet; not possible to grasp both leafletsMedical treatmentDeath 106 days post procedure
Reduction to 3+ MRMedical treatmentDeath 103 days post procedure
Reduction to 3+ MRRe-do procedurePatient alive at 2 years
No reduction of MRMedical treatmentPatient alive at 2 years
Not possible to grasp both leaflets (no clip implanted)Surgical MVRPatient alive at 2 years
Reduction to 3+ MRMedical treatmentPatient alive at 2 years
  • MR, mitral regurgitation; MVR, mitral valve replacement.