valvulotomy


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Related to valvulotomy: valvuloplasty
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Noun1.valvulotomy - incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
surgical incision, incision, section - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
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Long-term echocardiographic evaluation of closed and open mitral valvulotomy. Int J Cardiol 1993; 38: 315-21.
Percutaneous valvulotomy as an alternative to transposition of a brachiocephalic fstula.