Balloon Valvotomy Surgery in Lagos
A balloon valvotomy, also known as a balloon valvuloplasty, is an operation that widens a closed heart valve. Valve stenosis is the medical term for this narrowing.
A balloon valvotomy is a procedure that widens or expands a contracting heart valve and is a successful therapy for valve stenosis in adolescents, teenagers, and young adults. In older adults, it may have reduced efficacy. The cause of the narrowing will help your doctor decide whether a balloon valvotomy or a valve repair is the best medical option for you.