Quadruple valve commissurotomy

J. B. Borman, A. Appelbaum, M. Hirsch, K. L. Wanderman, M. Gueron

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Abstract

A 12 year old girl in congestive heart failure was diagnosed to be suffering from severe polyvalvular disease due to a combination of congenital and rheumatic lesions. Cardiac catheterization demonstrated stenotic lesions of all the heart valves. The child underwent quadruple valve commissurotomy and is symptom free and thriving 2 years later.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-716
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume70
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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