A systematic method for using 3D echocardiography to evaluate tricuspid valve insufficiency in hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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Mart, Christopher Robin; Eckhauser, Aaron Wesley; Murri, Michael; Su, Jason Thomas;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Annals of Pediatric Cardiology,volume 7,issue 3,pages193-200 (issn: 0974-2069, eissn: 0974-5149)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4189236, doi: 10.4103/0974-2069.140842
  • Subject: three-dimensional echocardiography | R | RC666-701 | tricuspid valve | RJ1-570 | Insufficiency | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Pediatrics | Medicine | How I Do It?

With surgical palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), the tricuspid valve (TV) becomes the systemic atrioventricular valve and moderate/severe TV insufficiency (TVI), an adverse risk factor for survival to Fontan, has been reported in up to 35% of patients... View more
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