Chapter 45. Tricuspid Atresia

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch45

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Tricuspid Atresia, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch45

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • tricuspid atresia - no direct connection between RA and RV;
  • tricuspid valve and no tricuspid valve tissue;
  • double-outlet or double-inlet ventricles, malpositions of great arteries;
  • chromosomal and extracardiac anomalies and syndromes;
  • pulmonary blood flow - reduced in ventriculoarterial concordance;
  • palliative shunt procedure mortality;
  • long-term survival after aortopulmonary shunt;
  • Glenn procedure and high mortality initially;
  • single ventricle repair complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References