Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair: An Assessment of its Long-term Impact on Mitral Regurgitation

Published: 09 November 2022

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    Anita W Asgar, Marta Sitges, Paul Mahoney, Francesco Maisano
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In this on-demand version of the live broadcast, Radcliffe Medical Education bring together an outstanding faculty of international leaders to address how TEER therapy has driven unparalleled clinical outcomes across a diverse group of mitral regurgitation patients over the past two decades.


Dr Marta Sitges (University of Barcelona, ES) moderates proceedings, and is joined by Dr Paul Mahoney (Sentara Heart Hospital, US), Prof Francesco Maisano (San Raffaele Hospital, IT) and Dr Anita Asgar (Montreal Heart Institute, CA), for a series of insightful presentations, patient case studies and discussions, which will focus on long-term outcomes with TEER and consider the totality of evidence, including real-world data.


Note, the live version of this broadcast was CME accredited; this on-demand version is not.


This broadcast is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Abbott. 

Key Learning Objectives

  • Recall the long-term outcomes of TEER from real-world and RCT data
  • Apply the results of real-world data to both simple and complex patients
  • Describe how TEER is being used to benefit a range of patients with MR

Target Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • General Cardiologists

More from this programme

Part 1


Dr Marta Sitges opens this broadcast and runs through the learning objectives.

Part 2

Long-term Outcomes of TEER

Dr Paul Mahoney discusses the long-term durability with edge-to-edge repair, and why it matters.

Part 3

Real-world Data and Simple and Complex Patients

Prof Francesco Maisano uses real-world data to look at outcomes in patients treated with TEER.

Part 4

Patient Cases

Dr Anita Asgar uses both a simple and complex patient case, to illustrate what has been presented and discussed throughout this broadcast.

Part 5

Key Learnings and Close

In this final part, Dr Marta Sitges summaries the three key learnings from the presentations and discussions.

Faculty Biographies

Marta Sitges

Marta Sitges

Director, Cardiovascular Institute

Prof Marta Sitges is a senior consultant non-invasive cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Institute in Hospital Clinic and Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona. She has also been the Director of the Cardiovascular Institute since October 2015.

Her main clinical practice is related to clinical and interventional echocardiography, sports cardiology and heart valve disease. She has an extensive publication track in these fields with participation in leading National and International meetings, she has received more than 60 peer reviewed grants and directed multiple MD and PhD thesis. 

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Paul Mahoney

Paul Mahoney

Structural Heart and Complex Coronary Interventions Director

Dr Paul Mahoney is a cardiologist in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr Mahoney serves as the Medical Director of the Sentara Structural Heart Program, and has as a particular focus on the diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease.

He performs interventions such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Mitra-Clip, left atrial appendage closure, balloon valvuloplasty of the aortic and mitral valves, and non-surgical closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects. 

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Francesco Maisano

Francesco Maisano

Head of Cardiac Surgery, Director of the Valve Center

Prof Maisano is Professor of Cardiac Surgery and Director of the Valve Center at San Raffaele Research Hospital in Milan.

Prof Maisano is a cardiac surgeon with large experience in standard cardiovascular treatments and innovative technologies, as well as cross-trained in interventional cardiology, with specific focus on structural interventions.

In his research, Prof Maisano was the principal investigator of the ACCESS EU Registry, the largest European registry monitoring the real-world results of MitraClip therapy. He is the co-inventor of a surgical annular prosthesis, which is now a standard surgical technique in the treatment of functional mitral valve regurgitation. 

Prof Maisano is an Editorial Board member of Cardiac Failure Review.

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Anita W Asgar

Anita W Asgar

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Anita Asgar is an Interventional Cardiologist working at the Montreal Heart Institute, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Montreal.

Dr Asgar specialises in transcatheter valve interventions, congenital interventions and cardiac MRI. She is the lead cardiologist for the transcatheter mitral/tricuspid valve program at the Montreal Heart Institute. Her research interests include the treatment and management of valvular heart disease and cost-effectiveness analysis and she is currently the Director of Transcatheter Valve Therapy Research at the Montreal Heart Institute.




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