Tag: tricuspid

Transoesophageal echocardiography of tricuspid valve: repair or not

J Bence (Leicester, UK) reviews the evidence for intervention on the tricuspid valve.

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Tricuspid valve repair techniques

M Abdelaziz (Coventry, UK) looks at his unit’s experience of tricuspid valve repair using a variety of techniques.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – asymptomatic mitral regurgitation, tricuspid regurgitation

O Alfieri (Milan, Italy) gives an overview of the 2012 European valve guidelines for asymptomatic mitral regurgitation, and then proceeds to look at tricuspid regurgitation.

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Untreated functional tricuspid regurgitation

S Bello (Cambridge, UK) looks at the natural history of functional tricuspid regurgitation if left unrepaired during mitral valve surgery.

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Percutaneous tricuspid valve replacement

M Borger (Leipzig, Germany) reviews the current status of percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation.

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Endoscopic tricuspid valve surgery

J Zacharias (Blackpool, UK) describes some tips in performing endoscopic tricuspid valve surgery.

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Surgery for late RV failure after mitral valve surgery

F Wells (Cambridge, UK) discusses the difficult area of tricuspid regurgitation and failing right ventricular function late after mitral valve surgery.

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Right ventricular assessment – congenital lessons

S Thorne (Birmingham, UK) reviews the preoperative assessment of the right ventricle and the tricuspid valve, stressing the importance of protection of RV function in the long-term.

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Carcinoid heart disease

N Howell (Birmingham, UK) presents his unit’s experience with carcinoid heart disease. T Oelofse (Birmingham, UK) discusses the anaesthetic principles of managing these patients.

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Tricuspid valve echocardiography

A Roscoe (Toronto, Canada) describes echocardiography techniques for viewing the tricuspid valve and predictors of repair failure.

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Tricuspid valve replacement indications

P Perier (Bad Neustadt, Germany) discusses the mechanisms of functional tricuspid regurgitation. The importance of the right ventricle is stressed. Mechanisms of repair failure are described and indications for valve replacement given.

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Tricuspid valve regurgitation surgical options

P Perier (Bad Neustadt, Germany) discusses the clinical significance of tricuspid valve regurgitation and options for surgical management.

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Tricuspid valve pathophysiology

P Punjabi (London, UK) describes the mechanisms involved in the development of tricuspid valve disease, imaging techniques for assessment and indications for intervention. Some operative videos of complex repairs are shown.

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AV valves and ventricles comparison

F Wells (Cambridge, UK) describes the similarities and fundamental differences between both the A-V valves and the ventricles. Important aspects of embryology, morphology and physiology are highlighted.

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