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Percutaneous Treatment of Tricuspid Regurgitation

Martes, Abril 28, 2020

Catheter-based edge-to-edge repair may provide benefit, according to results from a preliminary single-arm trial.
Tricuspid regurgitation (TR), a common form of valvular heart disease, frequently results from right ventricular dilatation and leaflet tethering, leading to malcoaptation of the leaflets. TR has been associated with poor long-term survival and with impaired response to correction of left-sided cardiac pathology.

 


NEJM Journal Watch summary, reutilizado con permiso del Grupo NEJM.

 

Código de aprobación: PP-MCM-CHL-0187