On May 25, 2021, Dr. David Heimansohn successfully performed the first surgical implantation of biopolymer Tria™ heart valve in a patient with mitral valve disease at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
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Tricuspid valve disease
Long-Term Results After Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid or Tricuspid Valve Morphology in a Swedish Population
March 25, 2021
Holmgren et al. report the long-term outcome of aortic valve replacement patients for bicuspid or tricuspid aortic valve pathologies within a Swedish cohort. In their analysis, patients with bicuspid valve morphology showed an independent association with improved outcome, even matching the general population´s prognosis.
March 23, 2021
In this video, the authors demonstrate the step-by-step approach to perform septal leaflet augmentation and several neochordae that allowed effective correction of severe tricuspid regurgitation with annular dilation and complex tethering of valve leaflets.
Effectiveness of Systematic Echocardiographic Screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Nepalese Schoolchildren: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
February 4, 2021
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continues to be responsible for major cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the developing world. It constitutes a double tragedy because it disproportionately affects economically disadvantaged people and young people, thereby robbing them of the most productive years of life.
September 15, 2020
IN the case of tricuspid regurgitation caused by mechanical interference of the CIED lead, a bespoke repair aiming to avoid recurrence of mechanical interference is mandatory.
Fifth Sternotomy for Triple Valve Replacement via Combined Extended Manouguian and Guiraudon Vertical Transseptal Approach
July 29, 2020
This video demonstrates a fifth sternotomy for triple valve replacement via combined extended Manouguian and Guiraudon vertical transseptal approach.
July 3, 2020
The authors make a brief overview of tricuspid regurgitation associated with congenital heart defects, including morphology, incidence and echocardiographic evaluation. The status quo of medical and surgical managements and outcomes are also comprehensively reviewed.
January 28, 2020
This video demonstrates a tricuspid valve repair performed via a right minithoracotomy with unroofing of a lead restricting the septal leaflet.
November 25, 2019
The authors analyzed what is the best management for tricuspid valve disease in adults. This is a retrospective study with 1,735 patients who received tricuspid valve repair and 806 patients who underwent replacement. Replacement was associated with increased late mortality. Tricuspid valve repair did not result in a higher risk of reoperation.
Morphological Modification of the Aortic Annulus in Tricuspid and Bicuspid Valves After Aortic Valve Reimplantation: An Electrocardiography-Gated Computed Tomography Study
November 7, 2019
Aortic annulus size and shape were analyzed in computed tomography angiography after a reimplantation procedure in patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves. Prior to surgery, elliptic shape was observed in tricuspid valves and more circular shape in bicuspid valves.