The tricuspid valve: how does it work, why does it go wrong & should we fix it?

Learning Objectives

  • To learn more about the function & pathophysiology of the tricuspid valve
  • To appreciate the optimal modes of Imaging in tricuspid valve disease
  • To understand current surgical & future percutaneous treatment options & when they should/should not be used

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Session objectives
  • Tricuspid anatomy & pathophysiology: valve, ventricle & pulmonary circulation
  • Which Imaging modality should I use? Echocardiography, computed tomography or cardiac magnetic resonance?
  • When should we fix it (& how)? Current surgical practice
  • Is surgery the only answer? Future interventional possibilities