Category: Catheters and Guidewires

Transcatheter Device Shows Promise in Treating Tricuspid Regurgitation in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients

A team of interventional cardiologists successfully treated tricuspid regurgitation (TR) in a high-risk heart failure patient using a new transcatheter device. The breakthrough procedure, detailed in Circulation: Heart Failure, showcases the potential of the TricValve Transcatheter Bicaval Valves System in addressing TR in patients with left ventricular assist devices.

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Revolutionizing Tricuspid Regurgitation Treatment: A Breakthrough Repair System

The ATLAS trial highlights the impact of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) leads on tricuspid regurgitation. Findings show that patients with transvenous leads experience worse outcomes related to tricuspid regurgitation compared to those with subcutaneous leads. Further research is needed to explore the implications of this relationship on patient health.

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