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Tricuspid valve disease

October 8, 2015
The authors sought to risk stratify pts with secondary TR and then analyze outcomes of different treatment options for TR in conjunction with repair of left-sided valve disease.  Low risk patients did well without TR intervention, intermediate risk patients did well with De Vega annuloplasty, and high risk patients fitted with an undersized annulopla
June 9, 2015
Alan Bond, a well known Australian tycoon died after redo triple valve surgery in perth.    more can be found here.   
January 17, 2015
The authors perform a meta-analysis of the limited studies available on the utility of tricuspid valve surgery in patients with significant TR at the time of LVAD implantation.  No RCTs are available on this issue; however, six observational studies were analyzed by the group.
January 7, 2015
This video shows the case of a young male who presented with a large obstructing ambiguous right ventricular mass that involved the tricuspid valve and the right atrium.The surgery consisted of an extirpation of this mass and replacement of the tricuspid valve.
January 30, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Carlos Mestres, Senior Staff Surgeon at the University of Barcelona, member of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis, and Associate Editor of the European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. In this interview, Mr. Dunning and Dr. Mestres take an in-depth look at the treatment of endocarditis.
April 10, 2012
Cardiac surgeons largely have converted to reparative procedures for tricuspid valve disease. Techniques that have been successful for mitral repair have facilitated the transition to repair. This video illustrates current repair methods in 8 patients with a variety of tricuspid valve disorders.
March 15, 2006
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD