tricuspid valve

Summary

Summary: The valve consisting of three cusps situated between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Tei index determined by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with pulmonary regurgitation after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    K Yasuoka
    Departments of Pediatrics and Cardiovascular Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Pediatr Cardiol 25:131-6. 2004
  2. ncbi The tricuspid valve: current perspective and evolving management of tricuspid regurgitation
    Jason H Rogers
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Suite 2820, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Circulation 119:2718-25. 2009
  3. ncbi Separating the direct effect of hypoxia from the indirect effect of changes in cardiac output on the maximum pressure difference across the tricuspid valve in healthy humans
    George M Balanos
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Pflugers Arch 450:372-80. 2005
  4. pmc Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions and ventricular tachycardias originating from the vicinity of tricuspid annulus: results of radiofrequency catheter ablation in thirty-five patients
    Li Yue-Chun
    Department of Cardiology, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, 109 Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:32. 2012
  5. pmc Delayed onset of tricuspid valve flow in repaired tetralogy of Fallot: an additional mechanism of diastolic dysfunction and interventricular dyssynchrony
    Ai Min Sun
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:43. 2011
  6. ncbi Successful catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the tricuspid annulus using a Halo-type catheter
    Takumi Yamada
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1670 University Boulevard, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0019, USA
    Europace 10:1228-9. 2008
  7. ncbi Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the tricuspid annulus: Prevalence, electrocardiographic characteristics, and results of radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Hiroshi Tada
    Division of Cardiology, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    Heart Rhythm 4:7-16. 2007
  8. ncbi Right ventricular function in patients with first inferior myocardial infarction: assessment by tricuspid annular motion and tricuspid annular velocity
    M Alam
    Division of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute at South Hospital, Sodersjukhuset, Stockhom, Sweden
    Am Heart J 139:710-5. 2000
  9. ncbi Reoperations after tricuspid valve repair
    José M Bernal
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:498-503. 2005
  10. ncbi Randomized study comparing combined pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection and cavotricuspid isthmus ablation versus pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection alone in patients presenting with typical atrial flutter and atrial fibrillat
    Oussama Wazni
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 108:2479-83. 2003

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    CAITLIN MARIE MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Defibrillation Mechanisms in Infarcted Hearts
    Natalia A Trayanova; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. CARDIAC TISSUE STRUCTURE IN THE DEFIBRILLATION PROCESS
    Natalia Trayanova; Fiscal Year: 2008
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    Florence Sheehan; Fiscal Year: 2006
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    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2005
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    Judy Hung; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. DEVELOPMENTAL HEMATO-ENDOTHELIAL BIOLOGY OF P1H12
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2002
  9. Immunopathogenic features in calcific aortic stenosis
    Robert Winchester; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE ABNORMALITIES IN SICKLE DISEASE
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications243 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Tei index determined by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with pulmonary regurgitation after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    K Yasuoka
    Departments of Pediatrics and Cardiovascular Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Pediatr Cardiol 25:131-6. 2004
    ..However, the Tei index determined by TDI is a sensitive indicator of RV function in these patients, and it appears to be a promising new means of assessing global RV function in patients with significant PR...
  2. ncbi The tricuspid valve: current perspective and evolving management of tricuspid regurgitation
    Jason H Rogers
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Suite 2820, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Circulation 119:2718-25. 2009
    ..Despite this wave of investigation, little or no attention has been given to the treatment of tricuspid valve disease...
  3. ncbi Separating the direct effect of hypoxia from the indirect effect of changes in cardiac output on the maximum pressure difference across the tricuspid valve in healthy humans
    George M Balanos
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Pflugers Arch 450:372-80. 2005
    ..measurement of an index of pulmonary artery pressure, the maximum systolic pressure difference across the tricuspid valve (DeltaPmax), to examine the pulmonary vascular response to changes in blood flow during both air breathing ..
  4. pmc Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions and ventricular tachycardias originating from the vicinity of tricuspid annulus: results of radiofrequency catheter ablation in thirty-five patients
    Li Yue-Chun
    Department of Cardiology, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, 109 Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:32. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate electrophysiologic characteristics and effects of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) for patients with symptomatic PVCs and IVTs originating from the vicinity of TA...
  5. pmc Delayed onset of tricuspid valve flow in repaired tetralogy of Fallot: an additional mechanism of diastolic dysfunction and interventricular dyssynchrony
    Ai Min Sun
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:43. 2011
    ..The present study sought to assess the prevalence and mechanism of early diastolic dysfunction of the RV defined as delayed onset of the tricuspid valve (TV) flow after TOF repair.
  6. ncbi Successful catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the tricuspid annulus using a Halo-type catheter
    Takumi Yamada
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1670 University Boulevard, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0019, USA
    Europace 10:1228-9. 2008
    ..Successful catheter ablation was achieved at the ventricular site between those electrode pairs. A Halo-type catheter may be effective for mapping and catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias originating from the TA...
  7. ncbi Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the tricuspid annulus: Prevalence, electrocardiographic characteristics, and results of radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Hiroshi Tada
    Division of Cardiology, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    Heart Rhythm 4:7-16. 2007
    ..Idiopathic ventricular tachycardias (VTs) and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) arising from the tricuspid annulus have been reported...
  8. ncbi Right ventricular function in patients with first inferior myocardial infarction: assessment by tricuspid annular motion and tricuspid annular velocity
    M Alam
    Division of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute at South Hospital, Sodersjukhuset, Stockhom, Sweden
    Am Heart J 139:710-5. 2000
    ..The current study describes RV function determined by tricuspid annular motion and tricuspid annular velocity after MI...
  9. ncbi Reoperations after tricuspid valve repair
    José M Bernal
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:498-503. 2005
    The objective was to analyze the short- and long-term results of patients with previous tricuspid valve repair who had valve dysfunction and required cardiac reoperations.
  10. ncbi Randomized study comparing combined pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection and cavotricuspid isthmus ablation versus pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection alone in patients presenting with typical atrial flutter and atrial fibrillat
    Oussama Wazni
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 108:2479-83. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that in patients with both AF and typical AFL, pulmonary vein-left atrial junction (PV-LAJ) disconnection may eliminate both arrhythmias...
  11. ncbi Isolated tricuspid valve endocarditis
    Ali Akbar Heydari
    Infectious Diseases Department, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashad University of Medical Sciences, Mashad, Iran
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e109-11. 2009
    We present two non-HIV-infected patients with isolated native non-rheumatic tricuspid valve endocarditis who were not intravenous drug abusers. The patients presented with fever and chills...
  12. ncbi Tricuspid valve endocarditis in adult patients without known predisposing factors
    Z Shimoni
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Laniado Hospital, Kiryat Tzanz, Netanya, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:49-51. 2001
    Four patients with no known predisposing conditions developed tricuspid valve endocarditis...
  13. ncbi Endoscopic mitral and tricuspid valve surgery after previous cardiac surgery
    Filip P Casselman
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, OLV Clinic, Moorselbaan 164, 9300 Aalst, Belgium
    Circulation 116:I270-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a right video-assisted approach for atrioventricular valve disease after previous cardiac surgery...
  14. ncbi Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus tricuspid valve endocarditis with annular abscess cured with oral levofloxacin and rifampicin
    S S Foo
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:275-7. 2007
  15. ncbi Infective endocarditis of the tricuspid valve caused by Staphylococcus aureus after ear piercing
    Ales Kovarik
    Kardiocentrum Nemocnice Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:266-8. 2007
    Right-sided endocarditis usually involves the tricuspid valve, predominantly in intravenous drug abusers, in patients with anti-arrhythmic devices or central venous lines, and in patients with skin or genitourinary infection and with ..
  16. ncbi An unusual native tricuspid valve endocarditis caused by Candida colliculosa
    I Kaygusuz
    Department of Medicine, Marmara University School of Medicine and Marmara Universitesi Hastanesi, Infeksiyon Hastaliklari ABD, 81090 Altunizade, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:319-22. 2003
    ..months, in conjunction with transthoracic echocardiography, demonstrating a 20-mm vegetation, superior to the tricuspid valve, herniating into the right atrial cavity. The finding led to the diagnosis of fungal endocarditis...
  17. ncbi [Tricuspid valve endocarditis in a nonaddicted patient without predisposing myocardiopathy]
    Jose F Varona
    Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 57:993-6. 2004
    ..describe a 57-year-old patient with no history of parenteral drug addiction or vascular catheter use, who had tricuspid valve endocarditis in a morphologically normal valve...
  18. ncbi Three-dimensional assessment of two-dimensional technique for evaluation of right ventricular function by tricuspid annulus motion
    Jordan L Smith
    Cardiovascular Research and Training Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 19:189-97. 2003
    ..However the accuracy of two-dimensional (2-D) methods for analyzing the three-dimensional (3-D) structure of the tricuspid annulus has not been evaluated...
  19. ncbi Functional terminology for the tricuspid valve
    Thomas M Joudinaud
    The International Heart Institute of Montana Foundation at Saint Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59802, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:382-8. 2006
    Advances in echocardiography have awoken new interest in the tricuspid valve, which otherwise has been largely ignored by cardiologists and surgeons...
  20. ncbi Injection drug use and tricuspid valve endocarditis
    K C Mathura
    Department of Medicine, Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 3:84-6. 2005
    b>Tricuspid valve endocarditis is more common in injection drug users. Pulmonary valve and Eustachian valve endocarditis have been reported but are very rare...
  21. ncbi Cusp commissuroplasty for tricuspid valve endocarditis
    Yoshiharu Hamanaka
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:616-8. 2003
    ..operation was indicated because the echocardiography showed massive vegetation on the anterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve and severe regurgitation even though the endocarditis was healed with drug therapy...
  22. ncbi Candida albicans tricuspid valve endocarditis in an intravenous drug addict: successful treatment with fluconazole
    Katarina Westling
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:310-1. 2005
    An addicted, intravenous drug user was treated for Candida albicans tricuspid valve endocarditis with high dose fluconazole for 8 months, without relapse after 30 months.
  23. ncbi Multiple intracardiac lesions after blunt chest trauma
    A Aris
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1692-4. 2000
    ..He underwent surgical repair of these lesions, but aortic insufficiency developed 2 years later and the aortic valve was replaced with a mechanical prosthesis...
  24. ncbi Thoracoscopic and robotic tricuspid valve annuloplasty with a biodegradable ring: an initial experience
    Aristotelis Panos
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:201-5. 2010
    ..The initial experience of the authors with the intra-annular Bioring tricuspid ring using a minimally invasive access is reviewed, and some modifications are proposed to adapt to the particularities of these approaches...
  25. ncbi Durability of functional tricuspid valve repair
    Virna L Sales
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:97-103. 2010
    ..We also presented our current approach to surgical management of functional tricuspid regurgitation on the basis of recent studies and our experience treating patients with heart failure...
  26. ncbi Surgery for rheumatic tricuspid valve disease: a 30-year experience
    José M Bernal
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:476-81. 2008
    This study was undertaken to assess factors influencing short- and long-term outcomes of surgery for rheumatic disease of the tricuspid valve.
  27. ncbi Successful repair of traumatic tricuspid valve regurgitation
    Keiichi Fujiwara
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:259-62. 2005
    Isolated traumatic tricuspid valve regurgitation is an uncommon complication of blunt chest trauma. Tricuspid valve replacement has been ordinarily managed for this lesion...
  28. pmc Concomitant tricuspid valve operations affect outcomes after mitral operations: a multiinstitutional, statewide analysis
    Damien J LaPar
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:52-7; discussion 58. 2012
    Mitral valve (MV) disease is often accompanied by concomitant tricuspid valve (TV) disease. This study determined the influence of performing TV procedures in the setting of MV operations within a multiinstitutional patient population.
  29. ncbi Postpartum group B streptococcal tricuspid valve endocarditis
    Zvi Shimoni
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Sanz Medical Center, Laniado Hospital, Netanya, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:883-4. 2006
  30. ncbi Tricuspid valve dysfunction and surgery after orthotopic cardiac transplantation
    A C Yankah
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 17:343-8. 2000
    The study examines the prevalence of tricuspid regurgitation and biopsy-induced flail tricuspid leaflets after orthotopic heart transplantation and evaluates the results of the tricuspid valve surgery.
  31. ncbi Tricuspid valve chordal tissue in endomyocardial biopsy specimens of patients with significant tricuspid regurgitation
    Lisa Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1586-90. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the endomyocardial biopsy specimens of patients who developed significant tricuspid valve regurgitation (TVR) after cardiac transplantation had evidence of chordal tissue.
  32. ncbi Infective tricuspid valve endocarditis with pulmonary emboli caused by Campylobacter fetus after tooth extraction
    Keisuke Miki
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Toneyama National Hospital, Osaka
    Intern Med 44:1055-9. 2005
    ..A mobile mass, possible vegetation, attached to the tricuspid valve was detected by transthoracic echocardiography. Two blood cultures disclosed Campylobacter fetus...
  33. ncbi Retrospective cohort analysis of 926 tricuspid valve surgeries: clinical and hemodynamic outcomes with propensity score analysis
    Guillaume Marquis-Gravel
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal University, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 163:851-858.e1. 2012
    The objectives were to describe morbidity and mortality after tricuspid valve (TV) surgery, to compare outcomes after repair versus replacement, and to assess risk factors for mortality and tricuspid regurgitation (TR) recurrence.
  34. ncbi Repair of rheumatic tricuspid valve disease: predictors of very long-term mortality and reoperation
    J Aurelio Sarralde
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Hospital Universitario Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:503-8. 2010
    We examined predictors of reoperation and late mortality in patients undergoing tricuspid valve repair for rheumatic disease.
  35. ncbi Finite element modelling of the tricuspid valve: A preliminary study
    Marco Stevanella
    Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Med Eng Phys 32:1213-23. 2010
    The incomplete efficacy of current surgical repair procedures of the tricuspid valve (TV) demands a deeper comprehension of the physiological TV biomechanics...
  36. ncbi Long-term outcomes after catheter ablation of cavo-tricuspid isthmus dependent atrial flutter: a meta-analysis
    Francisco J Perez
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:393-401. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to analyze long-term outcomes after catheter ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent AFL...
  37. ncbi Surgical treatment of tricuspid valve dysplasia in the neonatal period
    Gianfranco Butera
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi, 30 20097 San Donato, Milanese, MI
    Ital Heart J 4:211-3. 2003
    b>Tricuspid valve dysplasia, other than Ebstein's anomaly, is a very rare congenital heart defect. During the prenatal and/or the neonatal periods the clinical picture is very critical...
  38. ncbi Twenty-five year outcomes of tricuspid valve replacement comparing mechanical and biologic prostheses
    Andrea Garatti
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease E Malan, Cardiac Surgery Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1146-53. 2012
    b>Tricuspid valve replacement (TVR) has historically been associated with high mortality and morbidity, and current knowledge of long-term results of TVR is limited...
  39. ncbi Papillary fibroblastoma of tricuspid valve with pulmonary embolization
    Pasquale Mastroroberto
    Cardiovascular Surgery Unit, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:e53-4. 2006
    A 53-year-old man was diagnosed with a papillary fibroelastoma of the tricuspid valve with pulmonary embolization and associated coronary artery disease. He underwent excision of the tumor and coronary bypass grafting...
  40. ncbi Should the tricuspid valve be replaced with a mechanical or biological valve?
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:551-7. 2007
    ..We conclude that there are no major differences between the insertion of a mechanical or biological tricuspid valve. Aggregating the available data it is found that the reoperation rate is similar with bioprosthetic ..
  41. ncbi Prosthetic replacement of the tricuspid valve: biological or mechanical?
    G Rizzoli
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:S62-7. 1998
    ..9% of all valvular operations performed between June 6, 1966 and April 18, 1996. Many series report similar figures, but institutional experience is limited and the consensus on treatment modalities is lacking...
  42. pmc Assessment of normal tricuspid valve anatomy in adults by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Ashraf M Anwar
    The Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Rotterdam, 3015 GD, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:717-24. 2007
    The tricuspid valve (TV) is a complex structure...
  43. ncbi Ruptured chordae tendineae of the posterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve as a cause of tricuspid regurgitation following blunt chest trauma
    J dos Santos
    Division of Cardiology, , , Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 10:97-8. 2001
    ..On echocardiography, ruptured chordae tendineae of the posterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve, as well as tricuspid regurgitation were detected...
  44. ncbi [Quality of life differences in patients with typical atrial flutter following cavotricuspid isthmus ablation]
    Javier García Seara
    Unidad de Arritmias, Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:401-8. 2011
    ..The outcome was standardized and normalized to the Spanish population adjusted by age and sex...
  45. ncbi Tricuspid regurgitation secondary to mitral valve disease: tricuspid annulus function as guide to tricuspid valve repair
    T Colombo
    Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 'A. De Gasperis, Ospedale Niguarda Ca'Granda, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milano, Italy
    Cardiovasc Surg 9:369-77. 2001
    ..Fractional shortening of the tricuspid annulus, expression of right ventricular cardiomyopathy in patients with poorest prognosis, affects the postoperative evolution of tricuspid insufficiency...
  46. ncbi Prosthetic replacement of tricuspid valve: bioprosthetic or mechanical
    Mehmet Kaplan
    Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:467-73. 2002
    b>Tricuspid valve replacement is one of the most challenging operations in cardiac surgery. Selection of the suitable prosthesis is still debatable.
  47. ncbi Unusually redundant Chiari network
    M I Akçaboy
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:525-6. 2006
  48. ncbi Plicated patch repair for acquired Gerbode defect involving the tricuspid valve
    Peter Matt
    Heart Surgery Center Basel Bern, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:643-5. 2010
    Gerbode's defect, a left ventricular-to-right atrial communication, with involvement of the tricuspid valve acquired after bacterial endocarditis can be challenging to repair...
  49. ncbi Evaluation of tricuspid valve morphology and function by transthoracic three-dimensional echocardiography
    Denisa Muraru
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:242-9. 2011
    b>Tricuspid valve (TV) disease commonly occurs in combination with left-sided heart disease...
  50. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal infection presenting as septic arthritis and Austrian-like syndrome involving the tricuspid valve in a patient with underlying HIV infection
    Nivesh H Sewlall
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, P O Bertsham 2013, South Africa
    Joint Bone Spine 72:86-8. 2005
    ..responded to antibiotics, but where the patient eventually succumbed to infective endocarditis of the tricuspid valve. We discuss the spectrum of clinical manifestations of IPI, focusing especially on the Austrian syndrome (..
  51. ncbi Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: Ebstein's anomaly and tricuspid valve disease
    J A Dearani
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:S106-17. 2000
    ..is a rare congenital heart defect that is characterized by a spectrum of anatomical abnormalities of the tricuspid valve that also involve the right atrium and right ventricle...
  52. ncbi [Tricuspid valve morphology and function evaluated by transthoracic real-time three-dimensional echocardiography]
    Roberta Esposito
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Napoli
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 11:549-56. 2010
    b>Tricuspid valve (TV) morphology and function evaluation plays a key role in several cardiac diseases, including left-sided valvular diseases and heart failure...
  53. ncbi Tricuspid valve disruption and ventricular septal defect secondary to blunt chest trauma
    Omid Salehian
    Division of Cardiology, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:231-2. 2004
    ..An unusual case of blunt thoracic injury is presented, highlighting the importance of echocardiography in the assessment of patients with suspected cardiac trauma...
  54. ncbi Heterogeneity of traumatic injury of the tricuspid valve: a report of four cases
    Ingrid Schuster
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:499-503. 2008
    b>Tricuspid valve injury causing severe tricuspid regurgitation is the most common cardiac complication following blunt chest trauma...
  55. ncbi Double-outlet right ventricle and overriding tricuspid valve reflect disturbances of looping, myocardialization, endocardial cushion differentiation, and apoptosis in TGF-beta(2)-knockout mice
    U Bartram
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 103:2745-52. 2001
    ..Mice deficient in the TGF-beta(2) gene die around birth and show a variety of defects of different organs, including the heart...
  56. ncbi Right ventricular dysfunction as an independent predictor of short- and long-term mortality in patients with heart failure
    Jesper Kjaergaard
    Department of Cardiology, The Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:610-6. 2007
    ..Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (TAPSE) is a simple echocardiographic measure of RV ejection fraction, but may be affected by co-existing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  57. ncbi Tricuspid valve repair: durability and risk factors for failure
    Patrick M McCarthy
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:674-85. 2004
    To compare durability of tricuspid valve annuloplasty techniques, identify risk factors for repair failure, and characterize survival, reoperation, and functional class of surviving patients.
  58. ncbi Outcomes of tricuspid valve repair and replacement: a propensity analysis
    Robert J Moraca
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1013, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:83-8; discussion 88-9. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to compare operative mortality and long-term outcome of patients undergoing tricuspid valve replacement versus tricuspid valve repair.
  59. ncbi Tricuspid valve surgery in adults with a dysfunctional systemic right ventricle: repair or replace?
    Roderick W C Scherptong
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 119:1467-72. 2009
    In patients with a right ventricle (RV) in the systemic position, tricuspid valve surgery for regurgitation beyond adolescence is a subject of debate...
  60. ncbi Evaluation of the tricuspid valve morphology and function by transthoracic real-time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Luigi P Badano
    Echo Lab, Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, P le S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:477-84. 2009
    Assessment of tricuspid valve (TV) function plays an important role in a number of clinical disease states, including left-sided valve disease and heart failure...
  61. ncbi Subacute tricuspid valve rupture after traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1111-2. 2006
    b>Tricuspid valve rupture is a rare complication after blunt chest trauma...
  62. ncbi Atrial replacement and tricuspid valve reconstruction after angiosarcoma resection
    P M McFadden
    Department of Surgery, Ochsner Clinic and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 64:1164-6. 1997
    ..was resected and successfully managed by replacement of the right atrium and bileaflet reconstruction of the tricuspid valve by conserving non-involved valvular tissue...
  63. ncbi Sepsis from insidious pacemaker infection and unsuspected tricuspid valve endocarditis: the importance of transesophageal echocardiography in guiding explantation strategy
    Sergey Belikov
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Comte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:505-7. 2005
  64. ncbi The relation between quantitative right ventricular ejection fraction and indices of tricuspid annular motion and myocardial performance
    Darryl Miller
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:443-7. 2004
    ..Assessment of right ventricular (RV) function remains challenging because of complex RV chamber geometry and a paucity of easily derived and objective functional methods...
  65. ncbi Long-term outcomes of tricuspid valve replacement in the current era
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:845-50. 2005
    Regardless of the indication, tricuspid valve replacement (TVR) has historically been associated with high mortality and morbidity...
  66. ncbi The impact of ageing on right ventricular longitudinal function in healthy subjects: a pulsed tissue Doppler study
    Pasquale Innelli
    Division of Cardioangiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:491-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the influence of age on pulsed Tissue Doppler-derived measurements of right ventricular (RV) tricuspid annulus in a population of healthy subjects and to propose reference values according to age decades...
  67. ncbi Long-term clinical results of tricuspid valve replacement
    Byung Chul Chang
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1317-23, discussion 1323-4. 2006
    b>Tricuspid valve replacement (TVR) has been performed with mechanical or bioprosthetic valves. However, the relative advantages of the two types are incompletely known.
  68. pmc Management of tricuspid valve regurgitation
    Manuel J Antunes
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
    Heart 93:271-6. 2007
  69. ncbi Midterm outcomes of tricuspid valve repair versus replacement for organic tricuspid disease
    Steve K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1735-41; discussion 1741. 2006
    Organic tricuspid valve (TV) disease is uncommon. Few studies have compared TV repair with replacement in these patients...
  70. ncbi Prognostic usefulness of the tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion in patients with congestive heart failure secondary to idiopathic or ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    S Ghio
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia and Direzione Scientifica, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 85:837-42. 2000
    ..Furthermore, the measurement of TAPSE is easy to obtain in all patients, irrespective of heart rate and rhythm...
  71. ncbi Double orifice mitral valve with dysplastic tricuspid valve and intact interatrial septum: a three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Mohammad Abdullah
    The Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool NHS Trust, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescott Street, Liverpool, UK
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:598-9. 2008
    ..We present a case in which 3D echocardiography helped clarify the underlying anatomy. The need exists for more extensive use of this technique to allow for surgical and pathological confirmation...
  72. ncbi Follow-up after surgical closure of congenital ventricular septal defect
    G Bol-Raap
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:511-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess long-term outcome of children after surgical closure of a ventricular septal defect (VSD)...
  73. ncbi Tricuspid valve replacement: an analysis of risk factors and outcomes
    A Civelek
    Department o Cardiovascular Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:456-60. 2008
    b>Tricuspid valve replacement (TVR) is rarely performed and is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. We report our experience with TVR and related adverse events.
  74. ncbi Secondary tricuspid regurgitation or dilatation: which should be the criteria for surgical repair?
    Gilles D Dreyfus
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, Harefield Hospital, Harefield, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:127-32. 2005
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to determine whether surgical repair of the tricuspid valve based on tricuspid dilatation rather than TR could lead to potential benefits.
  75. pmc Latent tricuspid valve rupture after motor vehicle accident and routine echocardiography in all chest-wall traumas
    Suchi Khurana
    Cardiovascular Investigations Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide 5000, SA, Australia
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:615-7. 2009
    Blunt chest-wall trauma is common; however, resultant tricuspid valve rupture is rare and can be subtle in its presentation. Transthoracic echocardiography plays a key role in diagnosis...
  76. ncbi Is tricuspid valve replacement a catastrophic operation?
    Kiick Sung
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:825-9. 2009
    b>Tricuspid valve replacement (TVR) has a high postoperative mortality, despite recent advances in perioperative care. We report the results of our experience in TVR with an emphasis on early mortality and morbidity and long-term follow-up.
  77. ncbi Characteristics of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter after left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Aman Chugh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 113:609-15. 2006
    ..The effects of left atrial (LA) ablation on the characteristics of CTI-dependent flutter have not been described...
  78. ncbi Mitral valve and tricuspid valve blood flow: accurate quantification with 3D velocity-encoded MR imaging with retrospective valve tracking
    Jos J M Westenberg
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Radiology 249:792-800. 2008
    ....
  79. ncbi Right ventricular systolic function is not the sole determinant of tricuspid annular motion
    Angel Lopez-Candales
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:973-7. 2006
    ..TAPSE <2.0 cm is associated with some degree of either RV or LV dysfunction, whereas a value >2.0 cm suggests normal biventricular systolic function...
  80. ncbi Tricuspid valve surgery: a thirty-year assessment of early and late outcome
    Thomas Guenther
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Clinic at the Technical University Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:402-9; discussion 409. 2008
    b>Tricuspid valve (TV) surgery is usually performed as a concomitant reconstruction procedure in addition to the correction of other cardiac pathologies. Isolated tricuspid procedures are exceptionally rare...
  81. ncbi Short- and long-term results of triple valve surgery in the modern era
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Peter Munk Cardiac Center, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2172-7; discussion 2177-8. 2006
    ..Triple valve surgery is usually complex and carries a reported operative mortality of 25% and 10-year survival of 40%. We examined surgical results in the modern era...
  82. ncbi Single cryothermia applications of less than five minutes produce permanent cavotricuspid isthmus block in humans
    Randy Manusama
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 1:594-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare single-3-minute (single-3) with double-3-minute (double-3) cryothermia applications for treatment of atrial flutter (AFL)...
  83. ncbi Tricuspid valve tethering predicts residual tricuspid regurgitation after tricuspid annuloplasty
    Shota Fukuda
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 111:975-9. 2005
    b>Tricuspid valve (TV) annuloplasty is recommended for functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR), which is caused by TV annulus dilatation and tethering of the leaflets...
  84. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of carcinoid heart disease
    Damian Franzen
    Cardiology, Heart and Lung Center, Cologne, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 32:E92-3. 2009
    ..The postoperative course was uncomplicated, and the patient recuperated and resumed normal daily activities...
  85. ncbi Assessment of the tricuspid valve: a comparison of four transesophageal echocardiographic windows
    Andrew D Maslow
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 18:719-24. 2004
    b>Tricuspid valve annular dilation is associated with persistent tricuspid valve regurgitation (TR) after cardiac surgery...
  86. ncbi Dual site coronary sinus pacing in a patient with an artificial tricuspid valve prosthesis
    Hans S Bos
    Department of Cardiology, St Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1451-2. 2004
    For safety reasons, two leads for left ventricular pacing were implanted in the coronary sinus of a pacemaker dependent patient with an artificial tricuspid valve prosthesis.
  87. pmc The associations between tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (TAPSE), ventricular dyssynchrony, and ventricular interaction in heart failure patients
    Saurabh Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Utah, 30 North 1900 East, Room 4A100, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2401, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:766-71. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Right ventricular reduction as an adjunct procedure in tricuspid valve repair
    Utz Kappert
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Centre Dresden, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:e27-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, geometrical changes of the right ventricle lead to tethering of the tricuspid valve leaflets and thereby to an incomplete leaflet coaptation...
  89. ncbi Incidence of atrial fibrillation post-cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in patients with typical atrial flutter: left-atrial size as an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation recurrence
    Keith Ellis
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:799-802. 2007
    ..The long-term occurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients presenting with atrial flutter alone is unknown. We report the long-term follow-up in patients who underwent cavotricuspid isthmus ablation for treatment of lone atrial flutter...
  90. ncbi Tricuspid valve repair with an annuloplasty ring results in improved long-term outcomes
    Gilbert H L Tang
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 114:I577-81. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to compare the long-term results of tricuspid valve (TV) repair with or without an annuloplasty ring.
  91. ncbi [Tricuspid valve endocarditis after umbilical piercing]
    P Dupont
    Service de cardiologie, CHU de Caen
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 99:629-31. 2006
    ..Indeed, infective endocarditis after body piercing are more often brought back with a generally sterner evolution that in our observation...
  92. ncbi Daptomycin cure after cefazolin treatment failure of Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) tricuspid valve acute bacterial endocarditis from a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line
    Burke A Cunha
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 34:442-7. 2005
    ..We report a case of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus tricuspid valve (TV) ABE related to a peripherally inserted central catheter line (PICC)...
  93. ncbi Suture bicuspidization of the tricuspid valve versus ring annuloplasty for repair of functional tricuspid regurgitation: midterm results of 237 consecutive patients
    Ravi K Ghanta
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:117-26. 2007
    ..We reviewed our experience with tricuspid posterior annular bicuspidization versus ring tricuspid annuloplasty for treatment of functional tricuspid regurgitation...
  94. ncbi Early outcomes of tricuspid valve replacement in young children
    Heather L Bartlett
    Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Circulation 115:319-25. 2007
    Early outcomes after tricuspid valve replacement in young children are ill defined...
  95. ncbi Tricuspid valve repair in an infant with multiple obstructive Candida mycetomas
    Giovanni Battista Luciani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2378-81. 2005
    ..We present a case of a premature infant with multiple Candida tricuspid valve mycetomas...
  96. ncbi The clover technique for the treatment of complex tricuspid valve insufficiency: midterm clinical and echocardiographic results in 66 patients
    Elisabetta Lapenna
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, San Raffaele University Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1297-303. 2010
    ..This study assesses the results of the 'clover technique' (suturing together the middle point of the free edges of the tricuspid leaflets) for the treatment of tricuspid regurgitation (TR) due to severe prolapse or tethering...
  97. ncbi Thrombolytic treatment as first option in recurrent tricuspid prosthetic valve thrombosis and Ebstein's anomaly
    Fidel Manuel Cáceres-Lóriga
    Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Havana, Cuba
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 8:332-4. 2005
    ..A 49 years old female patient is reported where thrombolytic therapy with recombinant Streptokinase (TT-rSK) was the first treatment choice in seven recurrent episodes of prosthetic valve thrombosis...
  98. ncbi Further information from a sonometric study of the normal tricuspid valve annulus in sheep: geometric changes during the cardiac cycle
    Jerome Jouan
    The International Heart Institute of Montana Foundation at St Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center and The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59802, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:511-8. 2007
    In a previous sono-metric study, changes were described that occurred in the normal tricuspid valve during the cardiac cycle...
  99. ncbi Midterm follow-up of tricuspid valve reconstruction due to active infective endocarditis
    Roman Gottardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1943-8. 2007
    Surgical methods for treatment of tricuspid valve (TV) endocarditis include complete TV excision, TV replacement, and the use of various reconstructive techniques even in cases of severe TV destruction and incompetence...
  100. ncbi New transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillator configuration for use after tricuspid valve surgery
    J Alberto Lopez
    Department of Cardiology, The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6624 Fannin, Suite 2780, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Europace 10:736-7. 2008
    A 57-year-old patient with a tricuspid valve (TV) prosthesis underwent successful atrioventricular pacing and internal defibrillation via a totally transvenous approach without crossing the TV...
  101. ncbi Variations in the papillary muscles of normal tricuspid valve and their clinical relevance in medicolegal autopsies
    Ekin O Aktas
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 25:1176-85. 2004
    In our study, tricuspid valves in cases of sudden death secondary to congenital differences of the tricuspid valve with significant papillary muscle anatomy were investigated...

Research Grants16

  1. Patient-Specific Modeling for Analysis of Aortic Aneurysms
    CAITLIN MARIE MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To accomplish this goal, I will study and compare healthy tricuspid valve patients with no aortic aneurysm and BAV patients with aortic aneurysm...
  2. Defibrillation Mechanisms in Infarcted Hearts
    Natalia A Trayanova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge of these mechanisms could suggest new routes to optimizing defibrillation procedure or could lead to the development of novel interventions that lower defibrillation threshold. ..
  3. CARDIAC TISSUE STRUCTURE IN THE DEFIBRILLATION PROCESS
    Natalia Trayanova; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research is expected to guide experimental design and interpretation of experimental findings, and ultimately, to lead to rational rather than trial-and-error advancements in defibrillation procedure. ..
  4. Expert Visual Guidance of Ultrasound for Telemedicine
    Florence Sheehan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim #4 is to make the guidance easily applicable to different organs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. BOEC in Biology
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aside from eventual therapeutics, these studies will define aspects of this unique cell type. ..
  6. Prognostic Factors, Genetics, and Therapy in PAH-SSD
    STEPHEN MATHAI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. MECHANISM & THERAPY OF POST-MI MITRAL REGURGITATION
    Judy Hung; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. DEVELOPMENTAL HEMATO-ENDOTHELIAL BIOLOGY OF P1H12
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies represent a first step towards defining the role of P1H12 in embryology, with an emphasis on hematopoiesis and vasculogenesis (as rationalized by exciting preliminary data). ..
  9. Immunopathogenic features in calcific aortic stenosis
    Robert Winchester; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE ABNORMALITIES IN SICKLE DISEASE
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will rigorously test our hypotheses regarding the participation of TSP and CD36 in mediating sickle RBC adhesion to endothelium. ..
  11. Biopolymer injection for treatment of ischemic MR
    Judy Hung; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Van Wedeen) and cardiovascular physiology and surgery (Dr. Vlahakes). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. APOE Genotype and Sequelae of Infant Cardiac Surgery
    James Gaynor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Post Coronary Bypass Atrial Arrhythmic Prediction Rule
    Rod Passman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will be an integral part of the candidate?s career development plan and his maturation as an epidemiologist, cardiac electrophysiologist, and clinical investigator. ..
  14. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Filipina Women
    MARIA ARANETA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  15. Prediction of Lupus Outcome by Gene Expression Patterns
    Robert Winchester; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Second, whether CellCept will prove to be efficacious in a different gene expression subset, suggesting it could be used in these cases as a less toxic alternative to Cytoxan. ..
  16. ENDOTHELIAL CELL OUTGROWTH FROM BLOOD
    Robert Hebbel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..