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Tricuspid stenosis: a rare cause of heart failure in the United States.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12368592     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors describe the case of a 72-year-old patient who has a history of rheumatic heart disease and had mitral valve replacement in childhood. She presents with progressive right-sided heart failure unresponsive to medical therapy. On evaluation she was found to have severe aortic stenosis and severe tricuspid stenosis. Surgical correction of both valves resulted in complete resolution of heart failure with remarkable improvement in quality of life. The symptoms, physical findings, and treatment options will be discussed.
Authors:
Irina Staicu; Mohammad Shakil Aslam; Leslie Brookfield; Jeffrey B Lakier
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congestive heart failure (Greenwich, Conn.)     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1527-5299     ISO Abbreviation:  Congest Heart Fail     Publication Date:    2002 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-07     Completed Date:  2002-11-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9714174     Medline TA:  Congest Heart Fail     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 CHF, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA. istaicu@stratos.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Heart Failure / etiology*,  surgery
Humans
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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