Closed mitral valvotomy.Br Med J 1976; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.6031.352 (Published 07 August 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;2:352
- K Fraser,
- M A Turner,
- B A Sugden
The results of closed mitral valvotomy operations in 359 patients operated on from August 1957 to October 1974 were assessed at July 1975. About 60% of the patients were in good health. These results suggest that there is still a place for closed mitral valvotomy in carefully selected cases.