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Percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy in a case of situs inversus dextrocardia with severe rheumatic mitral stenosis.
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PMID:  22522058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The efficacy, safety and applicability of Inoue balloon technique for BMV are clearly established worldwide in selected subset of patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS). However, in altered cardiac anatomy it offers technical challenges. Distorted cardiac anatomy and cardiac malpositions considerably increase the complications involved in interatrial septal puncture and left ventricular entry during BMV. There are only a few reports worldwide on successful BMV in altered cardiac anatomy using the standard Inoue technique. Here we describe a case of a 27-year-old female with situs inversus and dextrocardia, where BMV was successfully performed with a few modifications of the standard Inoue technique previously described in similar patients.
Prashanth Kulkarni; Prabhu Halkati; Suresh Patted; Sameer Ambar; Suresh Yavagal
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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