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tricuspid valve

[trī′kəs·pəd ′valv]
(anatomy)
A valve consisting of three flaps located between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart.
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The tricuspid valve is the third heart valve for which a catheter-based implantation system has been developed.
Hot on the trail of aortic valve percutaneous intervention, recent percutaneous mitral and tricuspid valve intervention has yielded significant positive outcomes while filling a void in the field of heart surgery.
The cardiac examination showed moderate right ventricular hypertrophy, atrial septal defect (secundum type), perimembranous ventricular septal defect, dysplasia of mitral valve and tricuspid valve, bicuspid aortic valve, saccular dilatation of aorta, tortuous pulmonary artery, and patent ductus arteriosus.
Mitral and Tricuspid valve involvement in 9 (25%) and only mitral valve involvement in (includes isolated MS, isolated MR and MS + MR) 12 (33.33%) of our patients.
Echocardiography confirmed dilated atherosclerotic aortic root with septal involvement, and thickened sclerotic aortic, mitral and tricuspid valves, with atrial dilatation and systolic and diastolic ventricular dysfunctions.
Our case serves to bring awareness to this syndrome and also highlights the unusual involvement of both mitral and tricuspid valves in pneumococcal endocarditis with sparing of the aortic valve.
At the second month of therapy, because of persistance of vegetation on the patch, vegetation on the tricuspid valve and patch was removed and a new patch was placed.
The inlet septum separates the mitral and tricuspid valves and is formed from endocardial cushion tissue.
Tricuspid valves are the least likely to be affected, but those that are tend to become leaky.
Chest X-ray showed enlarged right atrium with cardiomegaly, while 2D echocardiogram showed the presence of moderately enlarged right atrium and ventricle, tricuspid regurgitation with downwardly displaced tricuspid valves, confirming diagnosis of Ebstein's anomaly.