valvotomy


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valvotomy

A surgical procedure to separate heart valves that have become fused.
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Noun1.valvotomy - incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
surgical incision, incision, section - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
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valvotomy

n (pl -mies) valvulotomía, valvuloplastia
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Pulmonary valvotomy with transannular extension was done in patients with small pulmonary valve annulus.
Balloon mitral valvotomy, closed commissurotomy and valve replacement are done in patients with valvular heart disease.
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Surgical Valvotomy Versus Balloon Valvuloplasty for Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis: A Systematic Review and MetaOAnalysis.
Echocardiographic Assessment of Commissural Calcium: A Simple Predictor of Outcome After Percutaneous Mitral Balloon Valvotomy.
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty has superseded surgical valvotomy (closed and open) for patients with pliable valves.
The patient underwent aortic valvotomy at age 5 to relieve congenital stenosis.
Repair of the double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary stenosis can be done by Blalock-Taussig anastomosis Brock valvotomy or Potts and a Blalock-Taussig shunt.
Balloon mitral valvotomy using Inoue technique in a patient of isolated dextrocardia with rheumatic mitral stenosis.
Femoral neuropathy following cardiac catheterization for balloon mitral valvotomy.
Advances in diagnosis and risk stratification, progress in percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty, surgical options including closed or open valvotomy and valve replacement have led to improved outcomes of patients with valvular heart disease in the past 5 decades (1).