The Outcome of Percutaneous Mitral Ballon Commissurotomy (PMBC) in Pregnant Women with Mitral Stenosis: An Evidence-Based Study

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Abstract

Objective: To review the outcome of percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy (PMBC) both to maternal and neonatal.

Methods: The search was conducted on Pubmed®, Cochrane Library®, and Ovid® using MeSH. Critical appraisal determining the validity, importance, and applicability (VIA) was conducted by two independent authors.

Results: Several studies showed that performing the PMBC had good outcome for pregnant women functional class based on NYHA. Most of them decreased from NYHA III/IV to I/II. For delivery outcome, all studies concluded that more than 80% pregnant women with mitral stenosis undergoing PMBC delivered at term, and no congenital anomalies found.

Conclusion: Percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy for pregnant women with severe MS is safe during pregnancy.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIndonesian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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