TITLE

tricuspid stenosis

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p760
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tricuspid stenosis" is presented. The term means the narrowing of the opening of the heart's tricuspid valve. The usual cause of tricuspid stenosis is a previous attack of rheumatic fever. Diuretic and digitalis drugs as well as heart-valve surgery are among the treatment options for tricuspid stenosis.
ACCESSION #
44001427

 

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