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Echocardiography of the tricuspid and pulmonary valve in children*

  • Joseph Kreeger (a1), Timotheus Watson (a1) and William T. Mahle (a1)

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Diseases of the tricuspid and pulmonary valve are common in childhood. These include congenital anomalies, acquired lesions, and secondary valve compromise due to left heart disease. A comprehensive and methodical approach to the echocardiographic assessment of these diseases of the tricuspid and pulmonary valve is necessary for best care of children with these conditions.

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Correspondence to: W. T. Mahle, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1062, United States of America. Tel: +404 785 1672; Fax: +404 785 6021; E-mail: wmahle@emory.edu

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Presented at All Children)s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine 14th International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States of America, 15–18 February 2014, Special Focus: Diseases of the Cardiac Valves from the Fetus to the Adult, Co-Sponsor: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS).

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  • Joseph Kreeger (a1), Timotheus Watson (a1) and William T. Mahle (a1)

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