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does tricuspid valve repair help with tricuspid regurgitation

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
TI=Tricuspid Insuffi: A normal TVG is 1 way; did u have new Sx or was this a f/u scan?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
22 years experience Cardiology
Sort of: The right atrium tends to enlarge somewhat with both conditions; it is more so with tricuspid stenosis. Technically though it is an enlargement, not ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Tricuspid repair: Whether to repair a tricuspid valve is a complicated problem dependent on the details of the patient's physiology. It is possible for some people to d ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Fixing a heart valve: The tricuspid valve lies between the right atrium and ventricle. It prevents blood from leaking back into the body when the heart squeezes. There ca ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Tricuspid repair: Whether to repair a tricuspid valve is a complicated problem dependent on the details of the patient's physiology. It is possible for some people to d ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Trace mitral and tricuspid regurgitation by itself is nothing to worry about. There many people who live normal lives with this. This usually diagnos ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
The same: Often you will here the terms trace, mild or moderate tricuspid regurgiation. In general trace and mild are essentially the same. The key is more when ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
It doesn't : Completely desperate although pulmonary HTN can make tricuspid regurgitation worse.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
VSD: It appears that you have a significant congenital heart defect which needs to be corrected. However your cardiologist is the best person to advise you ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
39 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Tricuspid stenosis is more likely to cause hypertrophy (thickening) of the right ventricle, whereas tricuspid regurgitation is more likely to cause di ... Read More

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