Balloon Valvuloplasty

Known as: Valvotomies, Balloon, Valvuloplasty, Balloon, Valvotomy, Balloon 
Widening of a stenosed HEART VALVE by the insertion of a balloon CATHETER into the valve and inflation of the balloon.
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1973-2018
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Percutaneous aortic valve implantation by an antegrade transvenous approach has been described but is problematic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The design of a percutaneous implantable prosthetic heart valve has become an important area for investigation. A… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty (PMV) results in good immediate results, particularly in patients with… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty has been the accepted first-line treatment for congenital pulmonic stenosis in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty has been proposed as an alternative to open surgical commissurotomy for the… (More)
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1991
1991
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  • 1991
BACKGROUND Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty has been used as a therapeutic option for relief of valvular stenosis. This… (More)
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1988
1988
Mitral balloon valvuloplasty was performed in 14 patients with recurrent mitral stenosis 16.9 +/- 1.8 years (range 6 to 30) after… (More)
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1987
1987
Preliminary reports have documented the utility of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty of the mitral valve in adult patients with… (More)
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1986
1986
Transluminal balloon aortic valvuloplasty was performed in two term neonates, ages 6 and 7 days, with critical aortic stenosis… (More)
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1984
1984
Transluminal balloon valvuloplasty was used to treat congenital pulmonary valve stenosis in 20 patients. Follow-up cardiac… (More)
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