*  Aortic valvuloplasty - Wikipedia
The first two percutaneous ultrasound-guided fetal balloon valvuloplasties, a type of in utero surgery for severe aortic valve ... Aortic valvuloplasty also known as balloon aortic valvotomy is the widening of a stenotic aortic valve using a balloon catheter ... "World experience of percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty in human fetuses with severe aortic valve obstruction ... balloon valvuloplasty (also referred to as balloon valvotomy) is not indicated for most patients with aortic stenosis. The ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aortic_valvuloplasty
*  Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy - American College of Cardiology
Aortic balloon valvuloplasty in pregnancy for symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Int J Cardiol 2012;162:e12-13. ... Severe MS, severe symptomatic AS, Marfan syndrome with aorta ,45 mm, *bicuspid aortic valve with aorta ,50 mm, native severe ... Aortic Valve Stenosis, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Aspirin, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Premature Complexes, Balloon Valvuloplasty, ... Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty during pregnancy. Int J Cardiol 1991;32:1-3. ...
  http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2018/02/12/07/29/valvular-heart-disease-in-pregnancy
*  Fetal surgery - Wikipedia
The first two percutaneous ultrasound-guided fetal balloon valvuloplasties, a type of fetal surgery for severe aortic valve ... "World experience of percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty in human fetuses with severe aortic valve obstruction ... obstruction in the heart, were reported in 1991. Among the first dozen reported attempts at this repair in the 1990s, only two ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fetal_surgery
*  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation | SpringerLink
The first-in-human transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) was successfully performed in 2002. In excess of 50,000 TAVI ... Berland J, Cribier A, Savin T et al (1989) Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty in patients with severe aortic stenosis and low ... Three-year outcome after balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Insights into prognosis of valvular aortic stenosis. Circulation 89:642- ... Safian RD, Berman AD, Diver DJ et al (1988) Balloon aortic valvuloplasty in 170 consecutive patients. N Engl J Med 319:125-130 ...
  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-6144-9_10
*  Aortic Valve Stenosis - Aortic Stenosis Summary Report | CureHunter
... or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA. ... Aortic Valve Stenosis: A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis ... 12/01/1989 - "The results indicate that balloon valvuloplasty can be offered to very elderly patients with severe aortic ... Aortic Stenosis; Aortic Valve Stenoses; Stenoses, Aortic; Stenoses, Aortic Valve; Stenosis, Aortic; Stenosis, Aortic Valve; ...
  http://www.curehunter.com/public/keywordSummaryD001024-Aortic-Valve-Stenosis-Aortic-Stenosis.do
*  Aortic Valve Disease | Springer for Research & Development
Aortic stenosis (AS) is an obstruction to blood ejection from the left ventricle (LV) due to a fixed or dynamic stenosis ... NHLBI Balloon Valvuloplasty Registry Participants. Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty: acute and 30-day follow-up ... Percutaneous aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis in high-risk patients using the second-and current third- ... Heart failure and "inoperable" aortic stenosis: staged balloon aortic valvuloplasty and aortic valve bypass. Congest Heart Fail ...
  https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-88-470-1424-4_3
*  Heart valve repair - Wikipedia
The first two percutaneous ultrasound-guided fetal balloon valvuloplasties, a type of in utero surgery for severe aortic valve ... Valvuloplasty is the widening of a stenotic valve using a balloon catheter. Types include: Aortic valvuloplasty in repair of a ... "World experience of percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty in human fetuses with severe aortic valve obstruction ... Aortic valve repair is a surgical procedure used to correct some aortic valve disorders as an alternative to aortic valve ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_valve_repair
*  Patent US20040236418 - Endovascular aortic valve replacement - Google Patents
... surgeons have used endovascular balloon aortic valvuloplasty. This procedure involves use of endovascular balloon dilatation to ... Atherectomy device for severe occlusions. US4943297 *. 6 Jan 1989. 24 Jul 1990. Saveliev Viktor S. Device for preparation of ... Aortic balloon catheter assembly for indirect infusion of the coronary arteries. US5295958 *. 4 Apr 1991. 22 Mar 1994. Shturman ... 4). The balloon can have four to twenty segments, each separated by a diaphragm. Each balloon segment has a separate inflation ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US20040236418
*  Percutaneous Approaches to Valve Repair for Mitral Regurgitation | JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Until a decade ago, interventional valve procedures included only balloon pulmonic, aortic, or mitral valvuloplasty, serving ... Severe mitral regurgitation (MR) is an insidious disorder that develops gradually over many years and carries an annual ... 2002) Percutaneous transcatheter implantation of an aortic valve prosthesis for calcific aortic stenosis: first human case ... The challenges for mitral replacement are more complex than for the aortic valve, and it is clear that the development and ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/63/20/2057
*  Publications - Mayo Clinic
Doppler evaluation of results of percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty in calcific aortic stenosis. Circulation. 1988 Oct; ... Protected carotid stenting in high-risk patients with severe carotid artery stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jun 20; 47(12): ... The Role of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Stenosis and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk of 15% or ... Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair to facilitate access for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Ann Thorac Surg ...
  https://www.mayo.edu/research/searchpublications/publications?authid=10251715
*  CLINICAL GUIDELINES. Supplemental material is available online. - PDF
... should be balloon aortic valvuloplasty (Left sided procedures include EVAR, TEVAR, BALLOON AORTIC VALVE [BAV], aortic valve [AV ... AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT Surgical aortic valve replacement is the treatment of choice for patients with severe aortic valve ... Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis Policy ... Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis Policy ...
  http://docplayer.net/182269-Clinical-guidelines-supplemental-material-is-available-online.html
*  The Bicuspid Aortic Valve | Circulation
In the current era, these children receive intervention via balloon aortic valvuloplasty rather than via surgery. Later in ... Thus, these data demonstrate that increasing calcification results in severe valve obstruction before an individual is 50 years ... bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves by decade in adults having aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic stenosis. ... Bicuspid aortic valves are associated with aortic dilatation out of proportion to coexistent valvular lesions. Circulation. ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/7/832
*  Pediatric Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Medical Care, Surgical Care
This is the same disorder characterized as hypoplasia of the aortic tract complex by Lev. ... Some data suggest that fetal intervention to relieve aortic valve stenosis (by balloon aortic valvuloplasty) or creation of ... Balloon dilation of severe aortic stenosis in the fetus: potential for prevention of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: candidate ... Long-term follow-up results of balloon angioplasty of postoperative aortic recoarctation. Am J Cardiol. 1998 Jan 1. 81(1):61-7 ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/890196-treatment
*  Importance of risk communication and decision making in cardiovascular conditions in older patients: a discussion paper | BMJ...
Natural history of candidates for balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Mayo Clin Proc 1987;62:986-91. ... 31 The process is progressive and severe degenerative aortic valve disease occurs in 1-3% of the elderly.32 Not all patients ... Aortic stenosis. THE CLINICAL PROBLEM: THE RISKS. Thickening of the aortic valve is a common finding, being present in ... Box 3. Risk communication in aortic stenosis.. Even at 80 you can have surgery on your narrowed aortic valve that is causing ...
  http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/10/suppl_1/i19
*  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in a Patient With Severe Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm |...
After aortic valvuloplasty with a 22-mm balloon, a 29-mm self-expandable Medtronic CoreValve (Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota ... Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in a Patient With Severe Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm ... Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in a Patient With Severe Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm ... Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in a Patient With Severe Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm ...
  http://interventions.onlinejacc.org/content/7/7/e83
*  Impact of the left ventricular mass index on the outcomes of severe aortic stenosis | Heart
11 We excluded patients with a history of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty or surgical aortic valve repair/replacement/plasty ... Predictors of mortality and outcomes of therapy in low-flow severe aortic Stenosis: a Placement of aortic transcatheter valves ... peak aortic jet velocity (Vmax) ,4.0 m/s, mean aortic pressure gradient (PG) ,40 mm Hg or aortic valve area (AVA) ,1.0 cm2) for ... Prognostic effect of inappropriately high left ventricular mass in asymptomatic severe aortic Stenosis. Heart 2011;97:301-7.doi ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/103/24/1992
*  Predilatation Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Is it Still a Prerequisite? RadcliffeCardiology
Predilatation has been historically considered a mandatory step before transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) since it ... of transfemoral implantation of Edwards SAPIEN XT prosthesis without balloon valvuloplasty in severe stenosis of native aortic ... direct transcatheter aortic valve implantation, balloon aortic valvuloplasty, aortic valve calcification, cerebral embolic risk ... Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Acute and 30-day follow-up results in 674 patients from the NHLBI Balloon ...
  https://www.radcliffecardiology.com/articles/predilatation-prior-transcatheter-aortic-valve-implantation-it-still-prerequisite
*  Internet Scientific Publications
The operative treatment of TS has involved closed commissurotomy[5], open commissurotomy, and open valvuloplasty (balloon ... Our general policy is to treat moderate or severe TR during the initial aortic or mitral valve operation. We share the opinion ... In those patients that developed severe late-onset TR, both tricuspid annular diameter and RV diameter were noted to be much ... Elevated left ventricular and/or left atrial pressures, from aortic or mitral disease, account for the majority of such cases. ...
  http://ispub.com/IJTCVS/7/1/10907
*  Dr. Dr. Eric Orme, Cardiology, Spokane, WA
Comparison of three techniques for percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty of aortic stenosis in adults. ... HOWEVER my strong opinion is that if the pain/fever is severe enough to require both you should have direct input by your ...
  https://www.healthtap.com/experts/7640023-dr-eric-orme
*  Patent US5256144 - Low profile, high performance interventional catheters - Google Patents
Reinforced balloon catheter. US4473067 *. Apr 28, 1982. Sep 25, 1984. Peter Schiff. Introducer assembly for intra-aortic ... Catheters with lower "crossing profiles" require less effort to manipulate across severe obstructions than devices of larger ... valvuloplasty catheters, intracranial intravascular dilatation catheters, genito-urinary dilatation catheters, laser ablation ... No structures within balloon 52 provide column support for the balloon. The column support of the balloon 52 comes from the ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5256144?dq=4393663
*  UKB Universitätsklinikum BONN / Medizinische Fakultät - Publikationen
World experience of percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty in human fetuses with severe aortic valve obstruction ... Fetal transesophageal echocardiography during balloon valvuloplasty for severe aortic valve stenosis at 28+6 weeks of gestation ... Berg C, Bender F, Soukup M, Geipel A, Axt-Fliedner R, Breuer J, Herberg U, Gembruch U: Right aortic arch detected in fetal life ... Gembruch U, Chatterjee M, Bald R, Eldering G, Göcke H, Urban AE, Hansmann M: Prenatal diagnosis of aortic atresia by colour ...
  http://www.ukb.uni-bonn.de/42256BC8002AF3E7/vwWebPagesByID/456B8DD8497AEBE9C12577F300595424
*  Current Status of Fetal Cardiac Intervention | Circulation
World experience of percutaneous ultrasound-guided balloon valvuloplasty in human fetuses with severe aortic valve obstruction ... Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty. The most common closed FCI procedure is aortic valvuloplasty, and the primary indication for fetal ... Fetal transesophageal echocardiography during balloon valvuloplasty for severe aortic valve stenosis at 28+6 weeks of gestation ... The first reported case of closed FCI was a balloon aortic valvuloplasty performed in 1989.63 Since then, FCI has been reported ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/121/10/1256
*  Cardiac Disease and Examination - WSAVA2013 - VIN
Balloon-valvuloplasty palliation significantly improves clinical outcome, beta-blockade aims to reduce syncope/sudden death ... The left base is the region of the pulmonic and aortic valves. The right apex is the region of the tricuspid valve. Describing ... It is not uncommon for cats with pleural effusion to have respiratory rates of , 40 bpm; however, cats with severe pleural ... balloon valvuloplasty) may prevent development of clinical signs and allow normal longevity. ...
  http://www.vin.com/apputil/content/defaultadv1.aspx?pId=11372&catId=35290&id=5709745&ind=29&objTypeID=17
*  Ingela Schnittger, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
IMMEDIATE AND 6-MONTH RESULTS FROM THE NHLBI BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY REGISTRY AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL Reid, C. L., Otto, C. M., ... Dynamic changes in aortic impedance after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and its impact on exploratory outcome. ... and two had severe stenosis. One patient with mild and the two patients with severe transplant coronary artery disease had ... four patients had both mitral and aortic valve replacement, and one patient had mitral, aortic, and tricuspid valve replacement ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/ingela-schnittger
*  Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction | Circulation
Effectiveness of balloon valvuloplasty in the young adult with congenital aortic stenosis. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1995; 36: ... Severe aortic regurgitation, if associated with symptoms, severe aortic root enlargement, or left ventricular dilation and ... Arora R, Jolly N, Bhat A, Tyagi S, Kaul UA, Khanna SK, Khalilullah M. Follow-up of balloon aortic valvuloplasty in young adults ... Surgery should also be considered in those with less severe stenosis who have concomitant moderate or severe aortic valve ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/114/22/2412.long