Transatrial transcatheter tricuspid valve-in-valve technique

Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 04/13/2012

A novel approach to reoperative tricuspid valve replacement using the transcatheter valve–in–valve concept is studied. Three consecutive transapica transcatheter tricuspid Sapien balloon–expandable valve–in–valve cases, including the first–in–man case, are described. The technical lessons learnt and the clinical outcomes are elaborated.

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