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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