valvuloplasty

(redirected from valvuloplasties)
Also found in: Dictionary.

valvuloplasty

 [val´vu-lo-plas″te]
plastic repair of a valve, especially a valve of the heart.
balloon valvuloplasty dilation of a stenotic cardiac valve by means of a balloon-tipped catheter that is introduced into the valve and inflated.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

valvuloplasty

(văl′vyə-lə-plăs′tē)
n. pl. valvuloplas·ties
Plastic surgery to repair a valve, especially a heart valve.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

valvuloplasty

Valvoplasty, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012