The Tricuspid Valve: A Review of Pathology, Imaging, and Current Treatment Options

Published: April 25, 2024

anatomy of the tricuspid valve
  • Tricuspid valve disease is often underrecognized and is associated with high morbidity and mortality.
  • If not diagnosed properly, and if it progresses to a late course of the disease, patients often present with severe right sided heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and quality of life limiting symptoms.
  • This paper highlights important background information, anatomical considerations, therapeutic options, and future directions regarding tricuspid valve disease.