Twenty-five years' clinical experience with repair of tricuspid insufficiency.

@article{Carrier2004TwentyfiveYC,
  title={Twenty-five years' clinical experience with repair of tricuspid insufficiency.},
  author={Michel Carrier and Michel Pellerin and Marie-Claude Guertin and Denis Bouchard and Yves H{\'e}bert and Louis P Perrault and Raymond Cartier and Ars{\`e}ne J. Basmadjian},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={952-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Tricuspid regurgitation secondary to pulmonary hypertension due to left-sided heart valve lesions is common. Here, the results are reported of 25 years' experience with three surgical techniques; the De Vega semicircular annuloplasty, the Bex flexible linear reducer, and the Carpentier-Edwards prosthetic ring annuloplasty. METHODS Between 1976 and 2002, 463 patients underwent 478 tricuspid annuloplasty procedures to correct valve regurgitation during associated… CONTINUE READING

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