• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Clip to Repair Mitral Valve Leak

January 18, 2016

Illustration of the mitral valve clip being placed in the body.The chance of experiencing mitral valve leakiness, also called mitral valve regurgitation, increases with age. That means some patients are too old or weak for open heart surgery to fix a leak. Now there's a way to repair the problem without opening the chest. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen talks with an interventional cardiologist about the new mitral valve clip.

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