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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