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Is MitraClip therapy done in the operating room (OR)?

MitraClip therapy is done in a hybrid operating room or a catheterization lab. Hybrid operating rooms and catheterization labs have the imaging equipment, such as fluoroscopic equipment, needed for transcatheter based therapy, like MitraClip.

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