Inoue balloon mitral valvotomy in a 4-year-old boy: to treat fulminant rheumatic mitral stenosis.

@article{Kapoor2012InoueBM,
  title={Inoue balloon mitral valvotomy in a 4-year-old boy: to treat fulminant rheumatic mitral stenosis.},
  author={Aditya Kapoor and Nagaraja Moorthy and Sudeep Kumar},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={108-11}
}
Mitral stenosis in children often has a fulminant and rapid course. Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy is accepted as the treatment of choice for mitral stenosis not only in adults, but also in younger patients who have pliable valves. Balloon mitral valvotomy has yielded good immediate and long-term results. Herein, we report successful Inoue… CONTINUE READING