alexa Immediate and delayed effects of successful percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy on global right ventricular function in patients with isolated mitral stenosis.
Cardiology

Cardiology

Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases & Diagnosis

Author(s): Mohan JC, Sengupta PP, Arora R

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Global right ventricular function of the pressure-overloaded right ventricle in patients with mitral stenosis and pulmonary hypertension after successful percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has not been well-defined. With the use of a recently developed Doppler method for estimating right ventricular function in human beings, we studied 25 consecutive patients with isolated rheumatic mitral stenosis before, immediately after (mean, 40+/-12 h) and at a mean follow-up of 11.5 months after PTMC. Immediately after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy, there was a significant increase in mitral valve area (P = 0.000017) along with a decrease in mean pulmonary pressure (P = 0.001). The index was not affected immediately after successful PTMC (0.70+/-0.25 vs., 0.58+/-0.18; P = 0.06); however, at follow-up of about one year, the index showed a significant decrease (0.697+/-0.28 vs. 0.380+/-0.13; P = 0.0008, n = 24). The change in the index was characterised by a significant prolongation of the right ventricular ejection time, with a decrease in the isovolumic intervals. The Doppler index of combined right ventricular function was significantly correlated to the mean pulmonary artery pressure (r = 0.695, P<0.001) and systolic pulmonary artery pressure (r = 0.60, P = 0.007) before PTMC and also immediately after the procedure; however, at follow-up, the index had no correlation with the Doppler estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure (r = 0.07). Despite a larger mitral valve area following PTMC, right ventricular isovolumic indices remain abnormal on mid-term follow-up, although global function tends to normalise in two-thirds of the patients.
This article was published in Int J Cardiol and referenced in Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases & Diagnosis

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 20th European Cardiology Congress
    October 16-18, 2017 Budapest, Hungary
  • 3rd Global Summit on Heart Diseases
    November 02-04, 2017 Bangkok, Thailand
  • 22nd World Cardiology Congress
    December 11-12, 2017 Rome, Italy

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords