PBMV

AcronymDefinition
PBMVPercutaneous Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty
PBMVPfadfinderbund Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (German: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Scout Association; Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany)
PBMVPercutaneous Balloon Mitral Valvotomy (heart surgery)
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The PBMV was performed using mitral balloon catheter made in China (Jiangxi Yikang Limited Company, China), the procedure was performed by two experienced interventional cardiologist.
Echocardiographic evaluation was performed before and after 2-3 days of PBMV; two-dimensional echocardiography and Doppler color flow imaging were performed on all patients with a Hewlett-Packard Agilent 5500 imaging system equipped with a 2.5 MHz transducer (America Company).
reported that significant TR was closely associated with suboptimal immediate results and poor late outcome after PBMV. [sup][3] They also reported that significant TR did not substantially decrease or resolve after PBMV in the majority of patient; thus, they thought surgical angioplasty was needed for treatment of tricuspid insufficiency.
PBMV is the treatment of choice for patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis and suitable valve anatomy.
(5) performed PBMV to nine patients with symptomatic mitral stenosis and thrombus restricted to the LAA.