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Tricuspid valve replacement after orthotopic heart transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8147657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atrioventricular valvular regurgitation is a known complication after cardiac transplantation. In this communication, we describe a case of progressively severe tricuspid insufficiency that ultimately necessitated tricuspid valve replacement. The patient has done well clinically since valve replacement, and a postoperative cardiac catheterization demonstrated normal right heart hemodynamics. A discussion of proposed causes and a review of the literature are provided.
Authors:
T V Votapka; R S Appleton; D G Pennington
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-29     Completed Date:  1994-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  752-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, St. Louis University Medical Center, Missouri 63110-0250.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiomyopathies / surgery
Child
Heart Transplantation / adverse effects*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Humans
Male
Tricuspid Valve / surgery
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*

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