Tricuspid valve repair in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

@article{Ohye2004TricuspidVR,
  title={Tricuspid valve repair in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.},
  author={Richard G. Ohye and Carlen A Gomez and Caren S. Goldberg and Holly L. Graves and Eric J. Devaney and Edward L. Bove},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={465-72}
}
OBJECTIVES Currently, the survival for the Norwood procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome is approximately 90% in selected centers. However, the development of tricuspid regurgitation remains a significant obstacle to successful staged repair in a subset of these patients. The results of tricuspid valve repair in this challenging patient population remain largely unknown. METHODS Twenty-eight patients with significant (3-4+) tricuspid regurgitation after the Norwood procedure required… CONTINUE READING

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