Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2021 Apr 25. Epub 2021 Apr 25.
Department of Cardiovascular Imaging - Centro, Cardiologico Fondazione Monzino IRCCS, via Carlo Parea 4, 20138, Milan, MI, Italy.
Patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP), undergoing early surgery for severe regurgitation, are usually characterized by a low degree of right chambers' remodeling. In this selected population, the mechanisms leading to tricuspid annular (TA) dilatation (TAD) are not well understood. In this setting, we aimed to evaluate, using three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE), how right chambers affect TA size and might contribute to functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) progression. Read More