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American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2021, 7(1), 4-9
DOI: 10.12691/ajcdr-7-1-2
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Procedural Success and Immediate Results of Percuteneous Trans Mitral Commissurotomy: An Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern Division of Bangladesh

Rahman M1, , Islam MH1, Uddin MB2, Elahi ME3, Mahmud AA1, Awal A4, Barman RN1, Sarkar H1 and Ghafur S1

1Department of Cardiology, Rangpur Medical College & Hospital, Rangpur, Bangladesh

2Department Cardiology, Kushtia Medical College, Kushtia, Bangladesh

3Department of Medicine, M Abdur Rahim Medical College & Hospital, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

4Department of Cardiology, Chittagong Medical College & Hospital, Chattagram, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: July 01, 2021

Cite this paper:
Rahman M, Islam MH, Uddin MB, Elahi ME, Mahmud AA, Awal A, Barman RN, Sarkar H and Ghafur S. Procedural Success and Immediate Results of Percuteneous Trans Mitral Commissurotomy: An Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern Division of Bangladesh. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2021; 7(1):4-9. doi: 10.12691/ajcdr-7-1-2


Background: One of the ultimate grave consequences of rheumatic heart disease is mitral stenosis. Percutaneous trans-mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) has been practiced with good results in the world since Inoue introduced it in 1982. But in Bangladesh we have very few research-oriented data regarding the effectiveness and patient compliance of this procedure. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to audit the procedural success, in-hospital outcome in patients undergoing percutaneous trans-mitral commissurotomy (PTMC). Methods: This observational cross-sectional study was conducted in northern division of Bangladesh with the collaboration of the Department of Cardiology, Rangpur Medical College Hospital, Rangpur & Zia Heart Foundation, Dinajpur during the period from February 2018 to November 2019. In total 45 patients who fulfill the inclusion and exclusion criteria for PTMC was enrolled in this study as the study people. Among them the procedural success & immediate results were assessed. Proper written consents were taken from all the participants before starting data collection. A pre-designed questionnaire was used in patent data collection. All data were processed, analyzed and disseminated by MS Office and SPSS version as per need. Result: In our study in analyzing the comparative Echo Doppler data of pre & post PTMC among the participants in both mean (±SD) MVA (cm2) and mean (±SD) MVPG (mmHg) we found extremely statistically significant correlation between pre and post PTMC stages where the P values were less than 0.0001. Besides these, in analyzing the pre & post PTMC hemodynamic and procedural data of participants we observed, against LA Pressure (mmHg) (Mean ± SD), RV Pressure (mmHg) (Mean ± SD), LVEDP (mmHg) (Mean ± SD) and Transmitral PG (mmHg) (Mean ± SD) there were extremely significant correlation between pre and post PTMC stages. In all the parameters the p values were less than 0.0001. Conclusion: We conclude that, percutaneous trans-mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) is a safe procedure in experienced hand with good success rate and optimal results even in patients with special problems like pregnancy, previous CVA and redo cases.

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