valvuloplasty


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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.

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]

valvuloplasty

/val·vu·lo·plas·ty/ (val´vu-lo-plas″te) plastic repair of a valve, especially a heart valve.
balloon valvuloplasty  dilation of a stenotic cardiac valve by means of a balloon-tipped catheter that is introduced into the valve and inflated.

valvuloplasty

(văl′vyə-lə-plăs′tē)
n. pl. valvuloplas·ties
Plastic surgery to repair a valve, especially a heart valve.

valvuloplasty

[val′vyəlōplas′tē]
Etymology: L, valva, folding door; Gk, plassein, to shape
the use of a balloon-tipped catheter to dilate a cardiac valve.
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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]

valvuloplasty

plastic repair of a valve, especially a valve of the heart.

balloon valvuloplasty
use of an intracardiac catheter with an inflatable balloon to dilate stenotic cardiac valves.
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Complete patient profile, echocardiographic findings and pre and post balloon valvuloplasty findings were recorded.
If the woman develops symptoms during pregnancy, mitral valvuloplasty during the second trimester might be considered to improve maternal and fetal outcomes.
Long-term Outcomes after Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty in Colombia, South America.
The repair segment is further sub segmented into annuloplasty, valvuloplasty and Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR).
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty has superseded surgical valvotomy (closed and open) for patients with pliable valves.
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One developed endocarditis, then underwent balloon aortic valvuloplasty and aortic valve replacement with a mechanical valve 4 months into pregnancy, with subsequent vaginal delivery at 38 weeks.
The second arm of the PARTNER study randomized more than 350 inoperable patients to standard treatment with medical therapy or balloon valvuloplasty, or to TAVR.
Severe valve narrowing is treated by a procedure known as balloon valvuloplasty.