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Systemic lupus erythematosus complicated by tricuspid stenosis and regurgitation: successful treatment by valve transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1540016     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Clinical tricuspid stenosis has not previously been reported in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). A 25 year old woman with active SLE presented with signs of severe right ventricular failure. Cardiac catheterisation confirmed the diagnosis of tricuspid stenosis and regurgitation together with mitral regurgitation. This patient underwent successful tricuspid and mitral valve replacement.
D E Ames; R A Asherson; J D Coltart; V Vassilikos; J K Jones; G R Hughes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0003-4967     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-04-02     Completed Date:  1992-04-02     Revised Date:  2010-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Rheumatology, St Thomas's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*,  pathology
Mitral Valve / pathology
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery
Tricuspid Valve / transplantation*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis / etiology,  surgery*

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