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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The procedures segment has been narrowed down to mitral valve surgery and mitral valvuloplasty. The mitral valve surgery segment has been sub-segmented into and mitral valve replacement and mitral valve replacement.
Among the cases dealt with by the medical team were atrial septal defects, ventricular septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus, aortic and pulmonary stenosis balloon valvuloplasty, right-side and left-side catheters, diagnostic catheterisations, pre- and during-procedure echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, defibrillation, and coronary stents.
Among the cases dealt with by the medical team were atrial septal defects (ASD), ventricular septal defects (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), aortic and pulmonary stenosis balloon valvuloplasty, right-side and left-side catheters, diagnostic catheterisations, pre- and during-procedure echocardiography (ECG), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), defibrillation and coronary stents.
Simpler tests to complex cardiac treatments, all are available under one roof like Angiography, Angioplasty, Pacemakers, right and left heart Catheterization, Intravascular Ultrasound, Balloon Valvuloplasty, Nuclear Imaging, Echocardiography, Pericardiocentasis etc.
He was of the views that in mitral valvuloplasty the patient selection is important.
At 11 weeks, she returned for her next operation -- a balloon valvuloplasty - where a hollow tube known as a catheter is inserted then heated to burn a small hole in the blocked valve.
There are reports of valvuloplasty for bio-prosthetic MV stenosis and there is balanced opinion regarding its efficacy and safety5.
Tricuspid valvuloplasty was performed through right atrial incision.
Six neonates for critical aortic and pulmonary stenosis underwent successfully balloon valvuloplasty. Four patients with TGA intact septum had successful balloon atrial septostomy.
Five patients underwent transcatheter VSD occlusion, in which four patients had successful device placement and one patient accepted percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty. In brief, all the patients accepted heart catheterization and cardiac angiography with the aim of defining the characteristics of cardiac lesions.
The primary and secondary prevention of various thromboembolic events increasingly entail novel oral anticoagulation agents (NOACs), but warfarin is still the drug of choice for patients with valvuloplasty and especially in developing countries because of its perceived cost-effectiveness.