L'insufficienza tricuspidale funzionale: Un'entità clinica di crescente importanza

Translated title of the contribution: Functional tricuspid regurgitation: The increasing clinical importance of the "forgotten valve"

Maurizio Taramasso, Francesco Maisano, Hugo Vanermen, Teodora Nisi, Federica Gaudioso, Nicola Buzzatti, Alberto Pozzoli, Lucia Taramasso, Giovanni La Canna, Ottavio Alfieri

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Abstract

Functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) is the most frequent etiology of tricuspid valve pathology in Western countries. In the last years, many investigators have reported evidence in favor of a more aggressive surgical approach to FTR and interest has been growing in the physiopathology and treatment of FTR. The purpose of this editorial is to explore the anatomical basis, pathophysiology, therapeutic approaches and the perspectives of treatment.

Translated title of the contributionFunctional tricuspid regurgitation: The increasing clinical importance of the "forgotten valve"
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)351-358
Number of pages8
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Volume103
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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