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Destruction of the tricuspid septal leaflet: correction by bicuspidization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20732548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a surgical technique to repair severe tricuspid valve regurgitation secondary to loss of the septal leaflet. Tricuspid valve competency is obtained by means of mobilization of the anterior and posterior leaflets.
Claudio F Russo; Aldo Cannata; Marco Lanfranconi; Luigi Martinelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-24     Completed Date:  2010-09-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1028-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*

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