Research Article

Closed mitral valvotomy.

Br Med J 1976; 2 doi: (Published 07 August 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;2:352
  1. K Fraser,
  2. M A Turner,
  3. 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.