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Severe tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve repair: diagnosis by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2245036     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transesophageal echocardiography facilitates the evaluation of valvular repair in the operating room. The functional valvular morphology and degree of valvular regurgitation can be assessed before and after repair. This technique can also identify unsuspected findings--in this case, severe tricuspid regurgitation complicating cardiopulmonary bypass. We report a previously undescribed cause of traumatic tricuspid regurgitation.
S R Johnston; W K Freeman; H V Schaff; A J Tajik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0894-7317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:    1990 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-09     Completed Date:  1991-01-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Cardiopulmonary Bypass / adverse effects
Heart Rupture / etiology
Intraoperative Complications*
Intraoperative Period
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery*
Papillary Muscles
Tricuspid Valve / ultrasonography
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  ultrasonography*

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