A commissurotomy is a surgical incision of a commissure in the body, as one
made in the heart at the edges of the commissure formed by cardiac valves, or
Nov 18, 2011 ... Commissurotomy is an open-heart surgery that repairs a mitral valve that is
narrowed from mitral valve stenosis. It is also called open ...
Commissurotomy is an open-heart surgery that repairs a mitral valve that is
narrowed from mitral valve stenosis. It is also called open commissurotomy.
noun com·mis·sur·ot·o·my \ˌkäm-ə-ˌshu̇(ə)r-ˈät-ə-mē, -shə-ˈrät-\. Medical
Definition of commissurotomy. plural. commissurotomies. : the operation of
Surgical mitral valvotomy or commissurotomy can be carried out using either a
closed technique, which does not necessitate the use of full cardiopulmonary ...
Sep 22, 2014 ... ... severe mitral stenosis (MS). Since its introduction, percutaneous mitral
commissurotomy has demonstrated good immediate and midterm ...
Jan 1, 2006 ... Abstract. Closed mitral commissurotomy for rheumatic mitral valve stenosis was
used in many tens of thousands of patients with excellent ...
Background—Percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy (BMC) has been
proposed as an alternative to surgical closed mitral commissurotomy (CMC) and
Today, technical advances have decreased the risk of cardiopulmonary bypass
to the point that closed mitral commissurotomy is performed infrequently in most ...
surgical incision or digital disruption of the components of a commissure to
increase the size of the opening. mitral commissurotomy the breaking apart of the