John Muir Health Among First Hospitals in Northern California to Offer Breakthrough Device for Patients with …

CONCORD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Physicians at John Muir Health are among the first in Northern California to offer patients suffering from mitral regurgitation (MR), a breakthrough new minimally invasive treatment option. Performed at John Muir Medical Center, Concord, percutaneous mitral valve repair, or MitraClip, has been approved for U.S. patients with severe symptomatic degenerative MR who are at prohibitive risk for open heart, mitral valve surgery.

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