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Percutaneous techniques for mitral valve disease.
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PMID:  19962055     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Over the past 25 years we have witnessed the development of transcatheter techniques for treatment of valvular heart disease. For several years, percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty has been used to treat stenotic valvular disease, including pulmonary stenosis, rheumatic mitral stenosis, tricuspid stenosis, and, sometimes, congenital aortic stenosis. However, major advancements in transcatheter valve repair and replacement have revolutionized progress. Preliminary results of ongoing studies show promise in the percutaneous treatment of mitral regurgitation. This article covers established percutaneous techniques for treatment of mitral stenosis and reviews major recent advancements in the percutaneous treatment of mitral regurgitation.
Roberto J Cubeddu; Igor F Palacios
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-2264     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
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