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Table 1 Characteristics of unfavourable anatomy for percutaneous mitral commissurotomy

From: Advances in transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies

Wilkins score > 8 (echocardiographic): immobile leaflets, thick mitral leaflets and sub-valvular apparatus, extensive calcification
Cormier group 3 (imaging): calcification of mitral valve of any extent as assessed by fluoroscopy
Very small mitral valve area
Non-rheumatic mitral stenosis
Severe tricuspid regurgitation
Left atrial thrombus
Concomitant indications for heart surgery such as coronary artergy bypass graft