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Traumatic tricuspid regurgitation caused by myocardial laceration: a three-dimensional echocardiographic study.
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PMID:  20149595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 19-year-old man was admitted for severe traumatic tricuspid regurgitation (TR) 4 months after a traffic accident. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed severe TR, with an abnormal chordal structure. Three-dimensional echocardiography showed widely lacerated right ventricular endocardium involving many subvalvular components. In this case of traumatic TR, three-dimensional echocardiography was useful not only for its diagnosis but also in providing important information for surgical decision making.
Chizuko Kamiya; Takahiro Ohara; Satoshi Nakatani; Yukiko Oe; Kazuo Niwaya; Akio Ogawa; Hideaki Kanzaki; Kazuhiko Hashimura; Masafumi Kitakaze
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-02-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-27     Completed Date:  2010-12-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  903.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 American Society of Echocardiography. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Perinatology, National Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional
Heart Injuries / complications*,  ultrasonography*
Heart Ventricles / injuries*,  ultrasonography*
Lacerations / complications*,  ultrasonography*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Young Adult

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