mitral commissurotomy


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mitral commissurotomy

[′mī·trəl ‚käm·ə·sə′räd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Any of several surgical procedures performed to relieve mitral stenosis.
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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.
Percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has become the treatment of choice for patients with symptomatic rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS).
Clinical application of transvenous mitral commissurotomy by a new balloon catheter.
Miyatake, "Residual atrial septal perforation after percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy with inoue balloon catheter," American Heart Journal, vol.
Balloon mitral commissurotomy in a patient with situs inversus and dextrocardia.
Effects of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy on longitudinal left ventricular dynamics in mitral stenosis: quantitative assessment by tissue velocity imaging.
Cortical blindness after mitral commissurotomy. Bull Soc Ophtalmol Fr.
Long-term (9 to 33 months) echocardiographic follow-up after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy. Am J Cardiol.
Initially, surgical therapy (open and close mitral commissurotomy or mitral valve repair) were the only methods by which mitral stenosis could be corrected.