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Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 101–102 | Cite as

A rare cause of tricuspid regurgitation

  • Roman KomorovskyEmail author
  • Tamila Palamar
  • Svitlana Smiyan
Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Roman Komorovsky, Tamila Palamar, and Svitlana Smiyan declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human rights statements and informed consent

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2013 [5]. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

Supplementary material

Apical four-chamber view demonstrating restricted tricuspid leaflets fixed in an open position, resulting in severe tricuspid regurgitation. (MPEG 3932 kb)

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Copyright information

© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineI. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil University HospitalTernopilUkraine

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