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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A simple balloon sizing method in Inoueballoon percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 1994; 33: 120-9.
[19-21] The ROPAC study recommended percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy as a treatment option for young women with moderate or severe mitral stenosis who desire pregnancy, even if they are asymptomatic.
Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy. Professional Med J 2007; 14:602-9.
KEYWORDS: Percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC), Right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP).
[1] "Complications and mortality of percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy. A report from the national heart, lung, and blood institute balloon valvuloplasty registry," Circulation, vol.
Clinical application of transvenous mitral commissurotomy by a new balloon catheter.
Some of these surgeries are most effectively performed at particular age groups, for example, commissurotomy should be done earlier to overcome feeding difficulties and speech delays whereas corrective surgical procedures for limbs can be done later, once conservative management has failed.
Title of his poster presentation was "Regression of Right Ventricular systolic pressure after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with isolated severe mitral stenosis".
Informed written consent was taken from each patient of either sex, of age between 18 and 40 years with mitral stenosis posted for closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC), and a detailed history, systemic examination, and laboratory findings were checked a day before surgery.
Organic signs, creativity, and personality characteristics of patients following cerebral commissurotomy. Clinical Neuropsychology, 1(4), 29-33.