valvuloplasty

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Related to percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty: Aortic valvuloplasty

val·vu·lo·plas·ty

 (văl′vyə-lə-plăs′tē)
n. pl. val·vu·lo·plas·ties
Plastic surgery to repair a valve, especially a heart valve.
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Translations

val·vu·lo·plas·ty

n. valvuloplastia, operación plástica de una válvula.
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valvuloplasty

n (pl -ties) valvuloplastia
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Evaluation of the long-term effect of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty on right ventricular function using tissue Doppler imaging in patients with mitral stenosis.
The company said the clinical study will assess the safety and effectiveness of the XPro System, its large bore closure device, to facilitate hemostasis in patients undergoing percutaneous endovascular procedures utilising 8-18 Fr introducer sheaths via the common femoral artery, including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implementation (TAVI), Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR), Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) as well as Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty (PBV) procedures.
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).
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