The crisis of confidence had passed and, with other favorable results being reported by his three colleagues, mitral commissurotomy
, as the procedure was to be called, became common.
Posterior wall systolic and diastolic velocities measured by M-mode echocardiography improved in the patients with mitral stenosis after open mitral commissurotomy
Jeff McMahan has put forward two arguments against the Organism View: the case of dicephalus and a special case of hemispheric commissurotomy
In 1953, Soloff (3) felt that mitral commissurotomy
caused rheumatic fever to be reactivated.
These subtests were chosen on the basis of converging evidence from studies on patients with unilateral cerebral lesions, on patients with complete forebrain commissurotomy
, and on normal participants suggesting that verbal and sequential skills are primarily related to the left hemisphere whereas visuospatial skills are primarily related to the right hemisphere (Gordon, 1986).
in man: Minor hemisphere dominance for certain visuospatial functions.
Language functions in the two hemispheres following complete cerebral commissurotomy
Clinical application of transvenous mitral commissurotomy
by a new balloon catheter.
Also, Moulaert et al used propanolol after surgical commissurotomy
to determine if resection of infundibular hypertrophy was necessary (10).
Alfano JE, Fabritius RE, Garland MA: Visual loss following mitral commissurotomy
for mitral stenosis.
FREDERICK ALTIERI, "Cerebral Commissurotomy
, Consciousness, Minds, and Persons.
Although rare at necropsy in patients with fatal chronic valve disease, Aschoff bodies are fairly common in the heart of patients having mitral commissurotomy