An alternative treatment approach to mitral regurgitation
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An alternative treatment approach to mitral regurgitation

Sally Madden Sister, Coronary care unit, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

This article aims to increase knowledge and understanding of mitral valve regurgitation to assist nurses in providing effective patient care and support the treatment options available. It focuses on the MitraClip, a procedure to repair the mitral valve using a percutaneous approach.

Nursing Standard. 26, 13,40-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.11.26.13.40.c8846

Correspondence

sallymadden@uhsm.nhs

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review