valvuloplasty

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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.
Translations

val·vu·lo·plas·ty

n. valvuloplastia, operación plástica de una válvula.

valvuloplasty

n (pl -ties) valvuloplastia
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In addition about ten thousand coronary angiographies were performed; three hundred percutaneous mitral valvuloplasties have been performed in addition to over two thousand elective percutaneous coronary intervention procedures.
Prenatal diagnosis allows time for a thorough counseling and allows the family to make an informed decision regarding continuation or termination of pregnancy, instigation of medical therapies, preparation for postnatal cardiac surgery, and more recently, the possibility of invasive intrauterine interventions such as valvuloplasties.