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Operations in the presence of multivalvular defects

  • Choi-Keung Ng
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Abstract

Currently, one occasionally encounters an organically altered rheumatic tricuspid defect with severe insufficiency. On the echocardiogram one finds severe fibrotic changes and coaptation gaps of the tricuspid valve.

Keywords

Mitral Valve Valve Replacement Tricuspid Valve Mitral Valve Repair Mitral Valve Prolapse 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Choi-Keung Ng
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Academic Teaching HospitalGeneral Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of the Holy CrossWelsAustria

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