Limited Utility of Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The optimal management of tricuspid regurgitation (TR) in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is controversial. This study was undertaken to determine the impact of tricuspid valve repair (TVR) at the time of LVAD implantation on survival. METHODS The Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.040

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