tricuspid insufficiency


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Related to tricuspid insufficiency: Tricuspid Incompetence, tricuspid stenosis

insufficiency

 [in″sŭ-fish´en-se]
inability to perform properly an allotted function; called also incompetence.
adrenal insufficiency abnormally diminished activity of the adrenal gland; called also hypoadrenalism.
adrenocortical insufficiency abnormally diminished secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex; see also addison's disease. Called also hypoadrenocorticism and hypocorticism.
aortic insufficiency inadequate closure of the aortic valve, permitting aortic regurgitation.
coronary insufficiency decreased supply of blood to the myocardium resulting from constriction or obstruction of the coronary arteries, but not accompanied by necrosis of the myocardial cells. Called also myocardial ischemia.
ileocecal insufficiency inability of the ileocecal valve to prevent backflow of contents from the cecum into the ileum.
mitral insufficiency inadequate closure of the mitral valve, permitting mitral regurgitation.
placental insufficiency dysfunction of the placenta, with reduction in the area of exchange of nutrients; it often leads to fetal growth retardation.
pulmonary valve insufficiency inadequate closure of the pulmonary valve, permitting pulmonic regurgitation.
respiratory insufficiency see respiratory insufficiency.
thyroid insufficiency hypothyroidism.
tricuspid insufficiency incomplete closure of the tricuspid valve, resulting in tricuspid regurgitation.
valvular insufficiency failure of a cardiac valve to close perfectly, causing valvular regurgitation; see also aortic, mitral, pulmonary, and tricuspid insufficiency.
velopharyngeal insufficiency inadequate velopharyngeal closure, due to a condition such as cleft palate or muscular dysfunction, resulting in defective speech.
venous insufficiency inadequacy of the venous valves and impairment of venous return from the lower limbs (venous stasis), often with edema and sometimes with stasis ulcers at the ankle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

val·vu·lar re·gur·gi·ta·tion

a leaky state of one or more of the cardiac valves, in which the valve not closing tightly and blood is therefore regurgitating through it.
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val·vu·lar re·gur·gi·ta·tion

(val'vyū-lăr rĕ-gŭr'ji-tā'shŭn)
A leaky state of one or more of the cardiac valves, in which the valve does not close tightly and blood therefore regurgitates through it.
Synonym(s): valvular insufficiency.
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The mean values of the maximal velocity of tricuspid insufficiency (TI) were 2.14 [+ or -] 0.21 m/sec and 2.07 [+ or -] 0.45 m/sec for the patients with systemic sclerosis and those with local scleroderma, respectively.
The prevalence of AF is related to advanced age, left atrial expansion and mitral and tricuspid insufficiency degree.
[sup][3] They also reported that significant TR did not substantially decrease or resolve after PBMV in the majority of patient; thus, they thought surgical angioplasty was needed for treatment of tricuspid insufficiency. [sup][13],[14],[15],[16] However, other investigators (eg., Hannoush et al .
The ones defending the bicaval technique informed that the atrium geometry became unbalanced, the contractions of two atrium parts coincided and this could cause tricuspid insufficiency in the postoperative early period.
The echocardiography was normal except mild tricuspid insufficiency. Serum lactate dehydrogenase, amylase and standard liver panel tests were also mildly elevated.
atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, mitral stenosis, tricuspid insufficiency, tetralogy of Fallot, bronchogenic cyst).
Systolic pressure of pulmonary artery calculated from tricuspid insufficiency was 30 mmHg.