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Repairing the tricuspid valve in congenital heart diseases other than Ebstein’s*

  • Ali Dodge-Khatami (a1), Constantine D. Mavroudis (a2), Jennifer Frost (a3), Jeffrey P. Jacobs (a4) and Constantine Mavroudis (a5)...

Abstract

The tricuspid valve is being increasingly recognised as an important safeguard to the heart with congenital heart disease. Both structural anomalies of the valve and functional burdens from other malformations of the right heart can lead to major haemodynamic consequences both upstream and downstream. The indications to surgically intervene on the tricuspid valve are evolving and vary depending on the malformation. The extant surgical techniques and their applications to corresponding frequent congenital anomalies of the tricuspid valve are reviewed.

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Correspondence to: Dr A. Dodge-Khatami, MD, PhD, Division of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Children’s Heart Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Room S345, Jackson, MS 39216, United States of America. Tel: +1 (601) 984 5489; Fax: +1 (601) 984 5872; E-mail: adodgekhatami@umc.edu

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Presented at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine 14th International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 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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Repairing the tricuspid valve in congenital heart diseases other than Ebstein’s*

  • Ali Dodge-Khatami (a1), Constantine D. Mavroudis (a2), Jennifer Frost (a3), Jeffrey P. Jacobs (a4) and Constantine Mavroudis (a5)...

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