Posterior suture annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation.

Abstract

Functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is primarily caused by enlargement of the tricuspid annulus due to right ventricular dilation, frequently secondary to left sided valvular disease. Early techniques for the treatment of functional TR were introduced by Jerome Kay in 1965 and Norberto DeVega in 1972. Modified suture annuloplasty is a modification of… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/acs.2017.05.04

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