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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1996
1996
BACKGROUND Mitral restenosis often occurs within 5 to 15 years of surgical valvotomy. Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy is… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND This study is the clinical follow-up (20 +/- 12 months; range, 6 to 49 months) of 327 patients who had percutaneous… (More)
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1994
1994
A total of 318 consecutive patients with mitral stenosis underwent percutaneous mitral valvotomy at our institution from 1987 to… (More)
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1993
1993
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy was attempted in severely symptomatic (New York Heart Association class III or IV) pregnant… (More)
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1993
1993
Balloon mitral valvotomy (BMV) constitutes an important alternative to surgical closed mitral valvotomy (CMV) for the treatment… (More)
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1993
1993
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the importance to outcome and the predictability of commissural splitting in… (More)
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1992
1992
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy (PBMV) compares well with surgical commissurotomy, showing comparable improvement in… (More)
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1991
1991
During pregnancy, medically refractory congestive heart failure due to mitral stenosis continues to present a clinical challenge… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
We studied 130 patients undergoing percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy. The relation between valvular morphology according to a… (More)
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1988
1988
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy has recently been developed as an alternative to surgical commissurotomy for patients with… (More)
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