PMTC & Stents


PTMC stands for Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commisurotomy, PTMC Cardiology A minimally invasive procedure used for mitral valve stenosis.


In the technical vocabulary of medicine, a stent is a mesh 'tube' inserted into a natural passage/conduit in the body to prevent or counteract a disease-induced, localized flow constriction. The term may also refer to a tube used to temporarily hold such a natural conduit open to allow access for surgery.