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balloon mitral valvotomy

Known as: MITRAL BALLOON VALVOTOMY 
Dilation of the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart by inflating a balloon. (ACC)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine whether the presence of calcium in the mitral valve commissures, as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND This study is the clinical follow-up (20 +/- 12 months; range, 6 to 49 months) of 327 patients who had percutaneous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Balloon mitral valvotomy (BMV) constitutes an important alternative to surgical closed mitral valvotomy (CMV) for the treatment… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the importance to outcome and the predictability of commissural splitting in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BackgroundThis study was designed to evaluate the incidence and mechanisms of mitral regurgitation following mitral balloon… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We studied 130 patients undergoing percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy. The relation between valvular morphology according to a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
This study reports the clinical follow-up (13 +/- 1 months) of 100 consecutive patients who underwent percutaneous mitral balloon… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy has recently been developed as an alternative to surgical commissurotomy for patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The mechanism of mitral valve area increase by double balloon mitral valvotomy in vitro has not been defined, nor have the mitral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Percutaneous transatrial mitral valvotomy with a double-balloon technique produced striking symptomatic improvement in 7 of 9… Expand
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