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Long-term follow-up of patients with percutaneous mitral commissurotomy

Zbigniew Chmielak, Mariusz Kruk, Marcin Demkow, Mariusz Kłopotowski, Marek Konka, Witold Rużyłło
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(5):525-530.

open access

Vol 66, No 5 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-05-26
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract


Background: Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) has become the procedure of choice for patients with isolated mitral stenosis.
Aim: To assess immediate and long-term results of PMC and identify predictors of event-free survival.
Methods: Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy was attempted in 1380 patients (mean age 49.36±10.0 years) with severe mitral stenosis.
Results: Good immediate results defined as valve area ł1.5 cm2 without regurgitation >2+ were obtained in 1149 (83.3%) patients. The mean follow-up period was 8.2±6.4 (1-17) years. The event-free survival rate (alive, no mitral surgery, no repeat PMC) was 87.7, 75.6 and 69.7% at 5, 10 and 15 years respectively. Cox regression analysis identified old age (p=0.04), high echocardiographic score (p

Abstract


Background: Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) has become the procedure of choice for patients with isolated mitral stenosis.
Aim: To assess immediate and long-term results of PMC and identify predictors of event-free survival.
Methods: Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy was attempted in 1380 patients (mean age 49.36±10.0 years) with severe mitral stenosis.
Results: Good immediate results defined as valve area ł1.5 cm2 without regurgitation >2+ were obtained in 1149 (83.3%) patients. The mean follow-up period was 8.2±6.4 (1-17) years. The event-free survival rate (alive, no mitral surgery, no repeat PMC) was 87.7, 75.6 and 69.7% at 5, 10 and 15 years respectively. Cox regression analysis identified old age (p=0.04), high echocardiographic score (p
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Keywords

mitral stenosis; percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy

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Title

Original article
Long-term follow-up of patients with percutaneous mitral commissurotomy

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 5 (2008)

Pages

525-530

Published online

2008-05-26

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(5):525-530.

Keywords

mitral stenosis
percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy

Authors

Zbigniew Chmielak
Mariusz Kruk
Marcin Demkow
Mariusz Kłopotowski
Marek Konka
Witold Rużyłło

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