Modified Clover Technique Using Automated Suture Placement and Securing Technology in a Passive Beating Heart Model

Clover repair offers a surgical solution that can be applied for the treatment of primary and secondary Tricuspid regurgitation (TR). Flow was provided by a pulsatile pump system (ViVitro Labs Inc., Victoria, BC, Canada), which was coupled to the right ventricle through a third connector. This new clover technique was demonstrated to successfully reduce TR in an ex vivo porcine heart model.

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