Evidence for rheumatic valve disease in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation long after mitral valve surgery: the role of 3D echo reconstruction.

@article{Henein2003EvidenceFR,
  title={Evidence for rheumatic valve disease in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation long after mitral valve surgery: the role of 3D echo reconstruction.},
  author={Michael y. Henein and Christine A O'Sullivan and Wei Li and Mary A W Sheppard and Yen Ho and John R. Pepper and Derek G. Gibson},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={566-72}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Although severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is a well-recognized, long-term complication of rheumatic mitral valve replacement that impairs the functional results of surgery, its exact basis remains unclear and its management is unsatisfactory. The study aim was to obtain a detailed assessment of tricuspid valve morphology… CONTINUE READING