Bedside percutaneous transseptal mitral commissurotomy under sole transthoracic echocardiographic guidance in a critically ill patient

Vijay K. Trehan, Arima Nigam, Saibal Mukhopadhyay, Jamal Yusuf, C. R. UmaMahesh, Mohit D. Gupta, Menahalli Palleda Girish, Manish Sharma

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Abstract

Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy is an effective and safe alternative to surgical treatment, in selected patients of rheumatic mitral stenosis. It is usually performed under fluoroscopic guidance in the catheterization laboratory. We report the successful performance of emergency mitral commissurotomy by the Inoue balloon at bedside under sole transthoracic echocardiographic guidance in a critically ill patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)312-314
Number of pages3
JournalEchocardiography
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Mitral stenosis
  • PTMC
  • Transthoracic echocardiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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