Original articles 1 1,2 1 1 1 Herz 2017 · 42:509–514 A. Separham ·L.Pourafkari ·H.Bodagh ·S.Ghaﬀari · N. Aslanabadi · DOI 10.1007/s00059-016-4488-3 N. D. Nader Received: 8 July 2016 Cardiovascular Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran Revised: 22 September 2016 Dept. of Anesthesiology, University at Buﬀalo, Buﬀalo, USA Accepted: 22 September 2016 Published online: 28 October 2016 © Springer Medizin Verlag Berlin 2016 Predicting outcome after percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy Role of neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) still to have signiﬁcantly higher NLR values PBMC between January 2013 and Jan- poses a major health problem in de- comparedwiththoseinthecontrolgroup, uary 2014 were screened for enrollment. veloping countries despite the dramatic and those with lower MVA had signiﬁ- Inclusion criteria were symptomatic decrease in its incidence in the Western cantly higher NLR values [9, 10]. C-re- severe MS withanMVA of≤1.5 cm inthe hemisphere . Severe mitral stenosis active protein (CRP), as a surrogate of absence of left atrial/left atrial appendage (MS) is a common presentation of RHD inﬂammation, is associated with lower clot and the presence of no more than for which percutaneous balloon mitral procedural success of PBMC . In an- moderateMR.PBMCwasoﬀeredaccord- commissurotomy (PBMC) oﬀers symp-
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Published: Oct 28, 2016
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