Improved arterial stiffness in mitral stenosis after successful percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty


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Ozdogru I., Celik A., DOĞAN A., Orscelik O., Sahin O., ELÇİK D., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.6, pp.586-590, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.2012.0109
  • Journal Name: CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.586-590
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) is still a common disease in developing countries with high morbidity and mortality rates. The purpose of the study was to evaluate arterial stiffness in severe MS before and after percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty (PMBV).