mitral commissurotomy


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commissurotomy

 [kom″ĭ-sher-ot´ah-me]
surgical incision or digital disruption of the components of a commissure to increase the size of the opening.
mitral commissurotomy the breaking apart of the adherent leaflets (commissure) of the mitral valve, a formerly common treatment for mitral stenosis.

mi·tral com·mis·sur·ot·o·my

opening the narrowed mitral orifice for the relief of mitral stenosis.

mitral commissurotomy

Etymology: L, mitra, turban, commissura, joining together; Gk, temnein, to cut
a closed-heart surgical procedure in which the mitral valve is divided at the junction of its cusps for the treatment of mitral valve stenosis.
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Mitral commissurotomy

mi·tral com·mis·su·rot·o·my

(mī'trăl kom'i-shur-ot'ŏ-mē)
A surgical procedure (open or closed) to repair the mitral valve, usually required as a result of valvular disease such as mitral stenosis.
Synonym(s): mitral valvulotomy.
[L. mitra, turban, + commissura, a joining together, + G. tomē, incision]

commissurotomy

surgical incision or digital disruption of the components of a commissure to increase the size of the orifice.

mitral commissurotomy
the breaking apart of the adherent leaves (commissure) of the mitral valve.
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Our objective was to determine eregression of right ventricular pressure after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) in patients with severe isolated mitral stenosis.
The good immediate and mid-term results obtained by percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in these patients in preliminary series suggest that the procedure may well postpone re-operation in selected patients providing the anatomy is suitable16.
Specifics of technique in percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in a case of dextrocardia and situs inversus with mitral stenosis.
Evaluation of left ventricular posterior wall movement after open mitral commissurotomy by echocardiogram: with reference to the effect of papilloplasty.
Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has been approved as a standard treatment in patients with severe rheumatic mitral stenosis with suitable valve score.
However, when present in the LA, thrombus, but not SEC, is a contraindication for percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) and closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC).
Functional results 5 years after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in a series of 528 patients and analysis of predictive factors.
Fifteen years earlier, the patient had been performed closed mitral commissurotomy.
In order to clarify mechanisms of restenosis following percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy, Tsuji et al.