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Table 3 Pre-procedural commissural affection and post-procedural commissural splitting as estimated by 2D and 3D echocardiography

From: Additive value of 3D-echo in prediction of immediate outcome after percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty

  Pre-procedural
Commissural affection
Post-procedural
Commissural splitting
2D 3D p 2D 3D p
Anterior commissure No 46 (92%) 47 (94%) 0.93 8 (16%) 4 (8%) 0.18
Partial 4 (8%) 3 (6%) 0.6 28 (56%) 24 (48%) 0.4
Complete 0 0 14(28%) 22 (44%) 0.9
Posterior commissure No 47 (94%) 46 (92%) 0.93 12 (24%) 5 (10%) 0.07
Partial 3 (6%) 4 (8%) 0.6 31 (62%) 25 (50%) 0.8
Complete 0 0 7 (14.0%) 20 (40%) 0.004
  1. 2D 2-dimensional, 3D 3-dimensional