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Mitral valve replacement for restenosis after repeat percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty.
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PMID:  12439439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty (PMV) produces good results for symptomatic mitral stenosis or restenosis if valve morphology is suitable. However, complications such as atrial septal defect have severe hemodynamic effects, and repeat PMV is not always appropriate. The patient in this case had already undergone multiple PMVs and was a candidate for valve replacement.
Nandita S Scott; Arthur E Weyman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in cardiovascular medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1530-6550     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Cardiovasc Med     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-19     Completed Date:  2003-01-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100960007     Medline TA:  Rev Cardiovasc Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiac Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Dilatation*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Mitral Valve Stenosis / surgery*

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