April 2018
The importance of emerging transcatheter mitral valve technologies in cost-effectiveness and post-procedure outcomes

Andrew Elbardissi, Mark Stuntz
European Society of Cardiovasculaire and Endovasculaire Surgery International Congress 2018
access article here
a b s t r a c t

Abstract 00165: Mitral intervention has historically been open surgical and has been limited to a small subset of patients who could tolerate surgery and where there was perceived clinical benefit. With the emergence of transcatheter mitral interventions, we sought to compare the types of patients undergoing surgical and transcatheter mitral interventions. Moreover, we sought to determine if there were any major differences in adverse events, length of stay (LOS), and cost to the healthcare system