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n. pl. com·mis·sur·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision of a commissure in the body, as one made in the heart to relieve constriction of the mitral valve or one made in the brain to treat seizure disorders.

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Keywords: End-diastolic trans-mitral gradient, Percutaneous transvenous mitral Commissurotomy, Mitral Stenosis.
A percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy is effective for selected patients with isolated mitral valve stenosis, resulting in a rapid decrease in left atrial pressure and pulmonary arterial pressure.
Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy: with or without heparin?
The current study was planned to determine the effect of percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) on brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in mitral stenosis patients.
Mitral valve disease, including mitral regurgitation (MR) and mitral stenosis (MS), is the most prevalent type of VHD.[3] In the past, surgery was regarded as the standard therapy of MR.[4],[5] However, up to 50% of hospitalized-patients with severe MR are unsuitable for surgery, mainly due to increasing risk with advanced age, left ventricular dysfunction, and comorbidities.[6] In MS, percutaneous mitral commissurotomy is an effective treatment.
KEYWORDS: Percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC), Right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP).
[1] "Complications and mortality of percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy. A report from the national heart, lung, and blood institute balloon valvuloplasty registry," Circulation, vol.
Title of his poster presentation was "Regression of Right Ventricular systolic pressure after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with isolated severe mitral stenosis".
Informed written consent was taken from each patient of either sex, of age between 18 and 40 years with mitral stenosis posted for closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC), and a detailed history, systemic examination, and laboratory findings were checked a day before surgery.
A 57-year-old woman with a history of closed mitral commissurotomy was admitted to the Cardiology department for preoperative evaluation before a mitral valve replacement.
Variation in cardiac anatomy results in technical difficulties during percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC).