Repair of traumatic tricuspid valve insufficiency by trabecular muscle elevation

Jacques A.M. van Son, Albert Starr

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A technique is described for repair of traumatic tricuspid valve insufficiency; it was applied successfully in a young adult with a flail anterior leaflet due to chordal rupture. The technique consists of resuspension of the flail leaflet with autogenous trabecular muscle bundles and additional annuloplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)740-742
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of thoracic surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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