Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair with MitraClip® at John Muir Health The only approved alternative to Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Surgery. A Less-Invasive Treatment Option for At-Risk Patients.

Repair retains the heart’s natural shape and function better than replacement. Patients who undergo valve replacement must take blood thinners for the rest of their lives. A greater percentage of repaired valves are still working after 15 years compared to replacement valves.