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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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.
Mitral valve replacement, surgical or percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy often results in regression of pulmonary hypertension.
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.
Keywords: Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy, Rheumatic mitral stenosis, Pliable mitral valve.
Reactivation of rheumatic fever following mitral commissurotomy.
Serial echocardiographic evaluation of restenosis after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy.
Reliable exclusion of LA thrombus is important before any definitive curative attempts like percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC), closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC) or innovative therapies like pulmonary vein isolation and percutaneous closure of the LA appendage.
Results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with a left atrial appendage thrombus detected by transesophageal echocardiography.