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valvuloplasty

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(val-vew-loh-plasti)

therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve using balloon catheters threaded into the heart via the venous or arterial system (balloon v.).

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Mitral balloon valvuloplasty

Alec Vahanian, Dominique Himbert, Eric Brochet, Grégory Ducrocq and Bernard Iung.

in Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 8532 words.

Although the prevalence of rheumatic fever has greatly decreased in Western countries, mitral stenosis (MS) still results in significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. The treatment of...

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valvuloplasty

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(val-vew-loh-plasti)

therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve using balloon catheters threaded into the heart via the venous or arterial system (balloon v.).

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valvuloplasty

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 67 words.

(valvoplasty) n. therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve. This used to be done by open heart surgery,

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097AORTIC VALVULOPLASTY FOR AORTIC INSUFFICIENCY

M. Mukaida, K. Kawazoe, J. Koizumi, T. Kamada, J. Tsuboi, A. Ikai and H. Okabayashi.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: Although valvuloplasty for mitral insufficiency has been established and achieved favourable outcomes, valvuloplasty is not generally applied for aortic insufficiency. In this...

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Percutaneous aortic valve replacement: valvuloplasty studies <i>in vitro</i>

David Haberthür, Georg Lutter, Marie Appel, Tim Attmann, René Schramm, Christoph Schmitz and René Bombien Quaden.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2189 words.

Objective: Valvuloplasty of the aortic valve is currently used in selected patients for severe calcified aortic valve disease, but clinical effectiveness is low and...

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Simplified percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty with the Inoue balloon

S. Gupta, F. Schiele, C. Xu, N. Meneveau, M-F. Seronde, V. Breton, Y. Bernard and J-P. Bassand.

in European Heart Journal

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 15 words.

Background

Percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty with the Inoue balloon is conventionally performed with double vascular access: arterial and venous. However, in patients with a good...

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Mitral Valvuloplasty

in European Heart Journal

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 0 words.

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valvuloplasty <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 26 words.

therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve using balloon catheters threaded into the heart via the venous or arterial system

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valvuloplasty <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 26 words.

therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve using balloon catheters threaded into the heart via the venous or arterial system

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valvuloplasty <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 26 words.

therapeutic dilatation of a narrowed heart valve using balloon catheters threaded into the heart via the venous or arterial system

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