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).
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.
Initially, surgical therapy (open and close mitral commissurotomy or mitral valve repair) were the only methods by which mitral stenosis could be corrected.