bicuspidization

bi·cus·pi·di·za·tion

(bī-kŭs'pi-di-zā'shŭn),
Surgical change of a normally tricuspid valve into a functioning bicuspid valve; performed in correction of tricuspid valvar disease.
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Bicuspidization of the unicuspid aortic valve: a new reconstructive approach.
She underwent a transcatheter bicuspidization of the tricuspid valve, successfully converting a regurgitating tri-leaflet valve into a functioning bi-leaflet valve.
Suture bicuspidization of the tricuspid valve versus ring annuloplasty for repair of functional tricuspid regurgitation: midterm results of 237 consecutive patients.