tricuspid valve

  1. valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts
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How To Use tricuspid valve In A Sentence

  • In the absence of cardiac failure, previous thromboemboli, or heart failure, antithrombotic therapy is not indicated in patients with isolated aortic or tricuspid valve disease.
  • Moderate to severe tricuspid valve regurgitation was observed.
  • However, right ventricular dysfunction was not always present in our series, and in patients with a right atrial thrombus, it was often seen to prolapse through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle.
  • No involvement of the tricuspid valve was evident.
  • Echocardiography is an important tool in the diagnosis of acute and massive pulmonary embolism, in which tricuspid valve regurgitation and an increase in right ventricular end-diastolic diameter and systolic pressure may be present.
  • An abnormal valve that tends to leak (Doctors call this an “Ebstein-like” tricuspid valve.) Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • It is due to a low insertion of the tricuspid valve which divides the right ventricle into proximal and distal chambers.
  • Later the disease damages the mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves.
  • The mitral valve on the left side has two flaps, and the tricuspid valve on the right has three.
  • Echocardiography found typical features of early recipient twin cardiomyopathy, with thickening and decreased contractility of the wall of the right ventricle and abnormal function (regurgitation) of the tricuspid valve connecting the right atrium to the right ventricle. Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
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