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- Christopher D. Barrett, MD∗ (, )@cdsbarrett1,
- Lukasz Cerbin, MD,
- Aken Desai, MD and
- John D. Carroll, MD
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Christopher D. Barrett, University of Colorado Hospital, 12505 East 16th Avenue, 3rd Floor, Aurora, Colorado 80045.
An 87-year-old woman with a history of trastuzumab-induced left ventricular dysfunction underwent the MitraClip (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, California) procedure for myxomatous mitral regurgitation. She presented a month later with severe intravascular hemolytic anemia, attributed to the MitraClip. She underwent surgical mitral valve replacement and had resolution of hemolysis. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)
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- Received February 18, 2020.
- Revision received May 1, 2020.
- Accepted May 6, 2020.
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