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Tricuspid Valve

  • Michael Y. HeneinEmail author
  • Mary Sheppard
  • John R. Pepper
  • Michael Rigby
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Abstract

The morphologically right atrioventricular valve has three leaflets (tricuspid): septal, inferior (mural), and anterosuperior which are separated from each other by anteroseptal, superoinferior, and inferoseptal commissures, respectively. The inferior leaflet takes its origin exclusively from the diaphragmatic parietal wall of the ventricle and is often called the mural leaflet. Each commissure is usually supported by the corresponding papillary muscle. The most characteristic and distinguishing feature of the tricuspid valve is the direct attachment of the cords from the septal leaflet to the septum.

Keywords

Atrial Septal Defect Tricuspid Valve Tricuspid Regurgitation Atrioventricular Valve Tricuspid Annulus 
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Supplementary material

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Apical views showing dilated right heart

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Video 3.2

Apical views showing tricuspid regurgitation on colour Doppler

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Video 3.3 Apical views from a patient with rheumatic mitral and tricuspid valve disease Video 3.avi (1,686 KB)
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Apical views from a patient with Ebstein anomaly

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Apical views showing mild tricuspid regurgitation on colour Doppler

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Video 3.6 severe tricuspid regurgitation and PISA video6.avi (1,214 KB)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Y. Henein
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mary Sheppard
    • 2
  • John R. Pepper
    • 2
  • Michael Rigby
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public Health and Clinical Medical and Heart CentreUmea UniversityUmeaSweden
  2. 2.Royal Brompton HospitalLondonUK

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