Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (1R01HL128278, 1K23 HL140092, 1R01 HL141917)
Received: 7 October 2019
Accepted: 11 December 2019
First Online: 26 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This protocol was approved by the Weill Cornell Institutional Review Board, which approved analysis of pre-existing data for research purposes. Informed consent for use of research data was waived, as this was a retrospective study.
: Not applicable (patient identifiers not included in manuscript).
: Dr. Ratcliffe previously performed a computational modeling study of the Ventouch device (for ventricular reshaping in functional mitral regurgitation) under contract to Mardil Medical Inc.