Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2021 Aug 30;14(8):e007624. Epub 2021 Jul 30.
Division of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology, and Intensive Care, Department III of Internal Medicine (M.S., M.I.K., R.V., V.M., C.I., C.M., H.t.F., S.B., R.P.), Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne, Germany.
Background: Given their advanced age and high comorbidity, individual risk assessment is crucial in patients undergoing transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve repair. Therefore, we evaluated the use of a comprehensive geriatric assessment score, the multidimensional prognostic index (MPI), for risk stratification in these patients.
Methods: We conducted a prospective, observational single-center study, including 226 patients undergoing percutaneous repair for mitral or tricuspid regurgitation. Read More