GULHANE MEDICAL JOURNAL 2003 , Vol 45 , Issue 2
Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty in a Pregnant Woman
Dr. Hasan Fehmi TÖRE, Dr. Hürkan KURŞAKLIOĞLU, Dr. Atila İYİSOY, Dr. Cem BARÇIN, Dr. Basri AMASYALI, Dr. Ertan DEMİRTAŞ
GATA Kardiyoloji AD. The women with mitral stenosis who are at risk for developing heart failure can not tolerate pregnancy. Recently, it was reported that balloon mitral valvuloplasty can be performed safely in the pregnant women with heart failure. In this report, we present a pregnant case of mitral stenosis with symptoms of left heart failure at the 30th week and treated successfully by mitral balloon valvuloplasty; consequently, the patient had no complication and delivered a healthy baby. Keywords : Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty, Mitral Stenosis, Pregnancy