|MR originating from the midportion of the MV (due to either degenerative or functional etiology)|
|Nonrheumatic or endocarditic MV disease|
|Absence of calcification in the grasping area|
|MV area ≥4 cm2|
|PML length ≥10 mm|
|Flail dimensions: width ≤15 mm, gap ≤10 mm|
|Sufficient leaflet tissue for coaptation (≥2 mm)|
|Coaptation depth <11 mm|
Adapted from the EVEREST criteria and the Abbott training center experience.
Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 3.