Overview

Tricuspid valve regurgitation is a condition in which the valve between the two right heart chambers (right ventricle and right atrium) doesn't close properly. This situation results in blood flowing back into your heart's upper right chamber (right atrium).

Tricuspid valve regurgitation can be the result of a condition you're born with (congenital heart disease), or it can occur due to valve abnormalities caused by other conditions.

If your condition is mild, you may not need treatment, and your condition may be monitored. However, if you have severe tricuspid valve regurgitation and you're experiencing signs and symptoms, treatment may be necessary.

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Aug. 04, 2017
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