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 ... Surgery Overview. Commissurotomy is an open-heart surgery that repairs a
mitral valve that is narrowed from mitral valve stenosis Click here to ...
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 ...
Neurology. 1977 Aug;27(8):708-15. Cerebral commissurotomy for control of
intractable seizures. Wilson DH, Reeves A, Gazzaniga M, Culver C. Cerebral ...
Jan 1, 2006 ... Abstract. Closed mitral commissurotomy for rheumatic mitral valve stenosis was
used in many tens of thousands of patients with excellent ...
The purpose of commissurotomy is twofold as it concerns the valvular lesion of
stenosis: to enlarge the mitral orifice and to restore, insofar as the scarred valve ...
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