Tag: Right Ventricle

SHDA Research Update – April 2017

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (perioperative medicine, cardiac imaging, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery). Cardiology Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole        Hahn et al. Early Feasibility Study of a Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Apr 11. Transcatheter interventions for tricuspid valve disease of growing interest. This paper describes the 30 day results of the SCOUT trial, the first early feasibility study of a novel device (TriAlign®) for tricuspid regurgitation (TR). Device implantation was achieved without complications in all 15 enrolled patients across four centres, with...

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