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Decreased platelet activation and endothelial dysfunction after percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty.

Authors
  • Yetkin, Ertan
  • Erbay, A Riza
  • Turhan, Hasan
  • Ileri, Mehmet
  • Ayaz, Selime
  • Atak, Ramazan
  • Senen, Kubilay
  • Cehreli, Sengul
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
91
Issue
2-3
Pages
221–225
Identifiers
PMID: 14559134
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We have shown that patients with severe MS and SR have increased platelet activation and endothelial dysfunction compared with control subjects and PMBV results in decreased platelet activity and improvement of endothelial injury.

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