Title: Pulmonary arterial pressure and right ventricular dilatation independently determine tricuspid valve insufficiency severity in pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension
Authors: De Meester, Pieter ×
Van De Bruaene, Alexander
Delcroix, Marion
Belmans, Ann
Herijgers, Paul
Voigt, Jens-Uwe
Budts, Werner #
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: ICR Publishers
Series Title: The Journal of Heart Valve Disease vol:21 issue:6 pages:743-748
Abstract: Elevated pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) causes functional tricuspid valve insufficiency (TI). However, the differential contribution of pressure load and right ventricular (RV) dilatation is not well established. The study aim was to evaluate both variables in relation to TI.
ISSN: 0966-8519
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Leuven Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics Centre (L-BioStat)
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