valvoplasty


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val·vo·plas·ty

(val'vō-plas'tē),
Surgical reconstruction of a deformed cardiac valve, for the relief of stenosis or incompetence.
Synonym(s): valvuloplasty
[valve + G. plastos, formed]

valvoplasty

(văl′və-plăs′tē)

valvoplasty

Valvuloplasty Heart surgery Any procedure affecting a heart valve–eg, replacement, dilatation–for stenosis or tightening–for regurgitation or incompetence. See Balloon valvoplasty, Percutaneous balloon valvoplasty.

val·vo·plas·ty

(val'vō-plas-tē)
Surgical reconstruction of a deformed cardiac valve, to relieve stenosis or incompetence.
Synonym(s): valvuloplasty.
[valve + G. plastos, formed]
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MATERIALS AND METHODS: From November 2009 to March 2010, 100 consecutive patients with rheumatic non-calcific mitral stenosis were assigned either closed mitral valvotomy or balloon mitral valvoplasty procedure according to their will, after informed consent, and financial condition.
Fifty patients underwent balloon mitral valvoplasty by the Inoue balloon technique.
Patient undergoing balloon mitral valvoplasty were managed by cardiologist in the cardiac care unit and those undergoing closed mitral valvotomy were managed in the post-operative intensive care unit.
Two patients out of 50 patients of closed mitral valvotomy group and 2 patients out of 50 balloon mitral valvoplasty group lost to follow up after one week.
Cost: Procedure cost of closed mitral valvotomy was significantly lower than the procedure cost of balloon mitral valvoplasty.
Lowest age in balloon mitral valvoplasty group was 12 years and maximum was 64 years (Table no.
3 mmHg and before balloon mitral valvoplasty it was 17.
Mean left atrial (LA) size before closed mitral valvotomy and balloon mitral valvoplasty were 45.
Mean mitral valve area before closed mitral valvotomy and balloon mitral valvoplasty were 0.
Thirty eight patients had post balloon mitral valvoplasty residual atrial septal defect at 4 day post procedure (Table no.
Conservative treatment with follow up echocardiography for stable pulmonary balloon valvoplasty is recommended.