Results of percutaneous transseptal mitral commissurotomy in patients 40 years and above with those under 40 years of age: immediate and 5-year follow-up results.

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Patients with mitral stenosis in Western countries are relatively old. It is anticipated that percutaneous transseptal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) may have more complications and may not be as effective in this group of patient as in younger patients due to more calcification and fibrosis of the mitral valve. We analysed the clinical, hemodynamic… (More)

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