What Is a Mitral Valvuloplasty Procedure? Center

Mitral valvuloplasty, also known as mitral valvotomy, is a procedure to treat narrowing (stenosis) of the heart’s mitral valve. The procedure dilates the mitral valve opening by inflating a tiny balloon within the mitral valve through a thin flexible tube (catheter) inserted into the femoral vein in the groin. Read more: What Is a Mitral Valvuloplasty Procedure? Article

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