Successful percutaneous transvenous antegrade mitral valve-in-valve implantation

Hector I. Michelena, Oluseun Alli, Allison K. Cabalka, Charanjit S. Rihal

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We report a case of transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy performed on an 85-year-old man with severe mitral bioprosthetic valve dysfunction. He was a high risk candidate for conventional surgery and he underwent placement of the Melody transcatheter heart valve into the mitral bioprosthesis via the right femoral vein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E219-E224
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number5
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • Congestive heart failure
  • Transeptal cath
  • Valvular heart disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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