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Measured tricuspid annuloplasty: a rapid and reproducible technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1267915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A technique for repairing the tricuspid valve that involves principles successfully used in operative repair of the mitral valve is described. A measured orifice produces competence but not obstruction and eliminates the trial-and-error aspects of annuloplasty. The procedure can be performed with the heart beating, though it can be transiently fibrillated so that the suture may be tied without tension.
G E Reed; L E Cortes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1976 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-06-10     Completed Date:  1976-06-10     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:  168-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / surgery*

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