Dr. Mani, a leading Cardiologist in Kolkata Heart Doctor conducts the Balloon Mitral Valvotomy with precision and the expertise he has gained over the years.
The procedure may involve any of the following:
A soft balloon 'pressure catheter' is put into the vein in your groin. It is passed along until it reaches the heart, going up into the blood vessels of the lungs. Pressures in the lungs and heart are monitored and recorded.
This is a procedure to create a small hole to allow passage of the balloon catheter from the right to the left side of the heart.
This can be either via the oesophagus (food pipe) or via the catheter in the artery.
In recommending this procedure, Dr Mani, one of the best cardiologists in Kolkata gives you a clear balance of the benefits and risks of the procedure. Your doctor believes there is a net benefit for you to go ahead with this procedure. The risks and complications with this procedure can include but are not limited to the following,
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