commissurotomy


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commissurotomy

[‚käm·ə‚shu̇′räd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
The surgical destruction of a commissure, usually the anterior commissure, particularly in the treatment of certain psychiatric disorders.
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Evaluation of left ventricular posterior wall movement after open mitral commissurotomy by echocardiogram: with reference to the effect of papilloplasty.
Extent and relation to age, sex, degree of stenosis, cardiac rhythm, previous commissurotomy and left atrial body thrombus from study of 164 operatively-excised valves.
15) showed that PMBV achieves comparable results to closed surgical commissurotomy both in the short and long-term.
18) was shown that PMBV after closed mitral commissurotomy was an effective alternative treatment of MS.
Functional results 5 years after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in a series of 528 patients and analysis of predictive factors.
Late results of percutaneous rnitral commissurotomy in a series of 1024 patients.
In our clinical practice with complex MR, chordal replacement with Gore-tex cords, leaflet resection with sliding or folding annuloplasty, or commissurotomy was performed considering the status of the mitral pathology.
Surgical repair technique Variables n (%) Mitral valve repair Mitral annuloplasty 100 (100) Ring annuloplasty 82(82) Reed annuloplasty 18(18) Quadrangular resection 28(28) Chordal replacement 15(15) Anterior leaflet 13(13) Posterior leaflet 2(2) Commissurotomy 11 (11) Tricuspid valve repair Tricuspid annuloplasty 13(13) Ring annuloplasty 5(5) Kay annuloplasty 8(8) Concomitant bypass grafting 31 (31) Data are presented as number of patients (percentage) Table 5.
Some authors showed that open commissurotomy improved hemodynamic values to a greater extent than closed commissurotomy.
In order to clarify mechanisms of restenosis following percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy, Tsuji et al.
Dwight Harken, a bombastic guy, presented 2 patients in whom he had done closed mitral valve commissurotomy.
Percutaneous ballon mitral commissurotomy during pregnancy.