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Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty
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A type of heart valve surgery that involves the repair, replacement, or reconstruction of the annuli of HEART VALVES. It includes shortening the circumference of the annulus to improve valve closing capacity and reinforcing the annulus as a step in more complex valve repairs.
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Annular Reduction, Cardiac Valve
Annular Repair, Cardiac Valve
Annulus Reduction, Cardiac Valve
Annulus Repair, Cardiac Valve
Cardiac Valve Annular Reduction
Cardiac Valve Annular Repair
Cardiac Valve Annulus Reduction
Cardiac Valve Annulus Repair
Cardiac Valve Annulus Shortening
Heart Valve Annular Repair
Heart Valve Annuloplasty
Heart Valve Annulus Repair
Valvular Annuloplasty
Previous Indexing
Heart Valves/surgery (1972-2010)
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Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty Preferred
Cardiac Valve Annulus Repair Narrower
Cardiac Valve Annular Reduction Narrower
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