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MitraClip innovation provides a life saving option for patients with heart valve disease

Sometimes big breakthroughs come in very small packages. The arrival this year of a distinguished cardiologist at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin is providing certain patients with mitral valve disease a minimally invasive alternative to open heart surgery.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning Jacquelyn Abad sat down with Doctor Michael Salinger for a discussion about the tiny plastic clip called MitraClip, an innovation that’s already helping to save lives in southeast Wisconsin.

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