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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Objective: To determine the short term and three months' echocardiographic outcomes of percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy (PMBV) in mitral stenosis patients with low Wilkin's score in a medical teaching institution.