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Abbott Begins Trial To Evaluate Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair

Abbott (ABT) has launched TRILUMINATE pivotal trial to evaluate TriClip transcatheter tricuspid valve repair system for the treatment of severe tricuspid regurgitation. The study is a multi-center global study of approximately 700 patients. Patients will be randomized to receive either the TriClip device or medical therapy and followed for a total of five years.

Abbott's TriClip tricuspid valve repair system is built on the company's MitraClip technology. The TriClip device was accepted for national reimbursement consideration through a process known as "Parallel Review" by the FDA.

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