Traumatic tricuspid regurgitation caused by myocardial laceration: a three-dimensional echocardiographic study.

Abstract

A 19-year-old man was admitted for severe traumatic tricuspid regurgitation (TR) 4 months after a traffic accident. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed severe TR, with an abnormal chordal structure. Three-dimensional echocardiography showed widely lacerated right ventricular endocardium involving many subvalvular components. In this case of traumatic TR… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2009.12.003

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