Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty in children and young adults with rheumatic mitral stenosis.

@article{Arora1989PercutaneousBM,
  title={Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty in children and young adults with rheumatic mitral stenosis.},
  author={Ramesh C Arora and Mohan Nair and Sriram Rajagopal and Kamal Kumar Sethi and Jagdish Chander Mohan and Madhuri Nigam and Mohammed Khalilullah},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={118 5 Pt 1},
  pages={883-7}
}
Twenty-eight patients with mitral stenosis, 17 females and 11 males, underwent percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty (BMV). The age range was 10 to 30 (mean 17.8 +/- 6.7) years and all were symptomatic (New York Heart Association [NYHA] class III, 12 patients; class IV, 16 patients). BMV was done with a single balloon in 10 patients and double balloon… CONTINUE READING