[PLURAL COM·MIS·SUR·OT·O·MIES. SURGERY.]
the incision of a band of commissures
, especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis.
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.
Medical definition of commissurotomy: the operation of cutting through a band of
muscle or nerve fibersspecifically : separation of the flaps of a mitral valve to ...
Surgical mitral valvotomy or commissurotomy can be carried out using either a
closed technique, which does not necessitate the use of full cardiopulmonary ...
Jan 1, 2006 ... Abstract. Closed mitral commissurotomy for rheumatic mitral valve stenosis was
used in many tens of thousands of patients with excellent ...
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
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