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Reversible left ventricular function after tricuspid valve replacement for a patient with congenital isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12356349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the case of a 30-year-old man presenting with congenital, isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation due to posterior leaflet dysfunction. An impaired left ventricular ejection fraction and restrictive filling pattern were noted, recovering after tricuspid valve replacement. The left ventricular dysfunction, reversible in this case, may have been the result of right ventricular volume overload, resulting in ventricular septal paradox.
Ming-Jui Hung; Li-Tang Kuo; Chao-Hung Wang; Wen-Jin Cherng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0742-2822     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-01     Completed Date:  2002-12-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  517-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / congenital*,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology*,  physiopathology

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