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Valved conduit bypass for extensively calcified tricuspid valve stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7646118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of calcified tricuspid valve stenosis resulting from a complication of ventriculoatrial shunt implantation is presented. Tricuspid valve repair or replacement was not possible because of the prohibitive risk of damaging the right atrioventricular junction and conductive pathways. This rare lesion was treated successfully by insertion of an external right atrial-right ventricular valved conduit. The role of echocardiography in the detection of such a lesion is emphasized and the etiologic and therapeutic aspects are discussed.
P Dervanian; L Macé; S Bucari; T A Folliguet; J M Grinda; J Y Neveux
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-09-20     Completed Date:  1995-09-20     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:  450-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Paris Sud University, France.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Calcinosis / complications,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Cardiomyopathies / complications,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis / complications,  surgery*,  ultrasonography

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