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Table 3 Comparison of postoperative echocardiographic between types 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)P value
TR grade0.77 ± 0.930.17 ± 0.490.004*
SPAP (mmHg)32.52 ± 7.5033.26 ± 8.830.69
TA diameter (mm)30.42 ± 2.9929.78 ± 3.200.37
TAPSE (mm)18.89 ± 2.5519 ± 2.810.85
LAD (mm)32.43 ± 4.7133.17 ± 5.220.52
LVEDD (mm)43.50 ± 2.0444.30 ± 1.220.07
LVESD (mm)33.04 ± 1.4632.43 ± 0.990.06
LVEF (%)66.35 ± 2.0766.73 ± 2.110.43
  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