Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Right Ventricle Longitudinal Strain: A New Tool in Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation Prognostication

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      The second- or middle-child syndrome is a hypothetical condition whereby the middle child feels “left out” or underappreciated. Analogous to this is how the right ventricle (RV) and tricuspid valve have been treated compared with the left ventricle and mitral valve, respectively. Although a wealth of research has demonstrated the importance of the tricuspid valve and RV remodelling and function over the past 2 decades, there remain significant knowledge and treatment gaps.
      • Asmarats L
      • Taramasso M
      • Rodés-Cabau J.
      Tricuspid valve disease: diagnosis, prognosis and management of a rapidly evolving field.
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