mitral commissurotomy

Known as: mitral valvotomy 
Dilation of the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart by use of a surgeon's finger or rigid instrument. (ACC)
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2012
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The optimal use of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) in a wide range of patients requires accurate evaluation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy (BMC) has been proposed as an alternative to surgical closed mitral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND The wide use of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) underlines the need to identify the predictive factors of the… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Recent randomized studies have demonstrated that percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has similar efficacy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
To assess the feasibility and efficacy of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC), the procedure was attempted in 200 patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy was performed in 106 consecutive patients. Significant symptomatic improvement was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Thirty-five patients with severe mitral stenosis underwent percutaneous mitral valvotomy (PMV). There were 29 female and six male… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
A new balloon catheter was developed which allows mitral commissurotomy without thoracotomy. The procedure has been successful in… (More)
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1982
1982
Closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC) was performed at the National Heart Institute in 303 patients (73% women, 27% men; mean age 40… (More)
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