Latest Tricuspid insufficiency Stories
An estimated 1.6 million Americans suffer moderate to severe leakage through their tricuspid valves, which are complex structures that allow blood to flow from the heart's upper right chamber to the ventricle.
A new study into the causes of leakage in one of the heart's most complex valve structures could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
David H. Adams, MD, Marie-JosÃ©e and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has performed the first implantation of the Medtronic Tri-Ad Semi-Flexible Tricuspid Annuloplasty Ring in the United States.
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