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Table 2 Mean difference between follow-up and preoperative echocardiographic data in relation to the type of tricuspid repair

From: Outcome of MC3 ring annuloplasty for moderate and severe functional tricuspid regurgitation associated with rheumatic mitral valve disease

Echocardiographic variablesDeVega (n = 82)MC3 ring (n = 23)
Mean differenceP valueMean differenceP value
TR grade− 1.78< 0.001*− 2.22< 0.001*
SPAP (mmHg)− 15.35< 0.001*− 18.95< 0.001*
TA diameter (mm)− 4.20< 0.001*− 4.780.001*
TAPSE (mm)+ 0.660.17+ 1.870.02*
LAD (mm)− 10.54< 0.001*− 8.96< 0.001*
LVEDD (mm)+ 0.160.001*+ 2.220.002*
LVESD (mm)− 1.28< 0.001*− 1.78< 0.001*
LVEF (%)+ 10.63< 0.001*+ 16.04< 0.001*
  1. TR tricuspid regurgitation, SPAP systolic pulmonary artery pressure, TA tricuspid annulus, TAPSE tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion, LAD left atrial diameter, LVEDD left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, LVESD left ventricular end-systolic dimension, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction
  2. *Significant difference between follow-up and preoperative values within the same group