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De Vega's semicircular annuloplasty for tricuspid valve regurgitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8431063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Moderate to severe functional tricuspid regurgitation was found in 26% of cardiac surgical patients with mitral or aortic valvular disease at Tri-Service General Hospital in Taiwan. Almost all patients were able to receive de Vega's annuloplasties. After a mean follow-up period of 20 months, none of the 63 patients had moderate or severe tricuspid regurgitation. There was no heart block or right atrial thrombosis; the single late death was not related to the heart disease. De Vega's tricuspid annuloplasty is considered to be a safe, effective, and durable procedure in the treatment of functional tricuspid regurgitation. Compared with tricuspid valve replacement and other types of annuloplasty, the de Vega is the first choice here.
Authors:
J Wei; C Y Chang; F Y Lee; W Y Lai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-08     Completed Date:  1993-03-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  482-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Methods
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / surgery*

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