Tricuspid Regurgitation

The tricuspid valve insufficiency (TI) is the final failure of the tricuspid valve and leading to the blood flow from the RV to the RA during systole. The most common cause is the dilatation of the RV. Symptoms usually missing, but a severe TI can cause pulsations in the neck, a holosystolic noise and RV-induced heart failure or atrial fibrillation. The diagnosis is made because of the physical examination and…

September 3, 2018