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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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6] In MS, percutaneous mitral commissurotomy is an effective treatment.
KEYWORDS: Percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy (PTMC), Right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP).
Impact of Degree of Commissural Opening After Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy on Long-Term Outcome.
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.
Initially, surgical therapy (open and close mitral commissurotomy or mitral valve repair) were the only methods by which mitral stenosis could be corrected.
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).
Posterior wall systolic and diastolic velocities measured by M-mode echocardiography improved in the patients with mitral stenosis after open mitral commissurotomy (19).
Since its inception in 1982, percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has gained increasingly wide use internationally in patients with Rheumatic Mitral stenosis.
Long-term (9 to 33 months) echocardiographic follow-up after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy.