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Contraindications for Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy (PMC) in a Patient with Mitral Stenosis

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Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy (PMC) can be a useful technique for managing mitral stenosis (MS) in selected patients. Some patients should not have the procedure performed because of complications or the need for valve replacement.

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