Transcatheter treatment of 'complex' malfunction of tricuspid valve prosthesis.

  title={Transcatheter treatment of 'complex' malfunction of tricuspid valve prosthesis.},
  author={Giuseppe Santoro and Giancarlo Scognamiglio and Maria Teresa Palladino and Heba Talat Mahmoud and Maria Giovanna Russo},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular medicine},
  volume={18 6},
A 45-year-old man with tricuspid valve Ebstein anomaly, submitted for surgical repair by plication of the atrialized part of the right ventricle (RV) and tricuspid valve replacement with a 31-mm biologic prosthesis (Carpentier-Edwards porcine, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Edwards Division; Santa Ana, California, USA) at the age of 14 years, was referred because of signs of increased systemic venous pressure and low output symptoms. He was in New York Heart Association III–IV functional class… CONTINUE READING