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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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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
AIMS Treatment of elderly symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis and co-morbidities is challenging. Transcatheter… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • P Syamasundar Rao
  • Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions…
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 6329531
Since the first description of balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in 1982 by Kan, the procedure has been extensively utilized by… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty (PMV) results in good immediate results, particularly in patients with… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Prenatal alleviation of severe fetal aortic valve obstructions by percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty has been… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND This study was performed to determine independent predictors of long-term outcome after percutaneous balloon dilation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty has been used as a therapeutic option for relief of valvular stenosis. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
TRANSLUMINAL balloon angioplasty has been increasingly accepted as a nonsurgical technique for dilatation of stenotic arteries in… Expand
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