The natural history of closed mitral commissurotomy--a 20 year follow-up.

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AIM To study the natural history of mitral stenosis in a Portuguese population submitted to closed commissurotomy. METHODS-POPULATION: All the patients submitted to closed mitral commissurotomy in Pulido Valente Hospital. The commisurotomies were performed from 1956 to 1978 and included a total of 1,134 patients (220 males). Based on the clinical records… (More)

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@article{Reis1999TheNH, title={The natural history of closed mitral commissurotomy--a 20 year follow-up.}, author={R Palma Reis and Daniel Ferreira and J. M. Correia}, journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology}, year={1999}, volume={18 12}, pages={1139-43} }