Late results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
in a series of 1024 patients: Analysis of late clinical deterioration: Frequency, anatomic findingsand predictive factors.
* A percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy
should be considered as a treatment option for young women with moderate or severe mitral stenosis.
immediate effect of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
on atrial electomechinical delay and P-wave dispersion in patients with severe mitral stenosis.
Percutaneous balloon versus closed and open mitral commissurotomy
: seven year follow up results of a randomized trial.
Patients with severe isolated mitral stenosis having undergone successful percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy
(PTMC) were included by non-probability consecutive technique.
Kimura et al., "Indications, complications, and short-term clinical outcome of percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy
," Circulation, vol.
Specifics of technique in percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
in a case of dextrocardia and situs inversus with mitral stenosis.
Serial echocardiographic evaluation of restenosis after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
. J Am Coll Cardiol.
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.
Reliable exclusion of LA thrombus is important before any definitive curative attempts like percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy
(PTMC), closed mitral commissurotomy
(CMC) or innovative therapies like pulmonary vein isolation and percutaneous closure of the LA appendage.
Results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
in patients with a left atrial appendage thrombus detected by transesophageal echocardiography.
Keywords: Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy
, Rheumatic mitral stenosis, Pliable mitral valve.