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What is Tricuspid atresia?

What is Tricuspid atresia?

  • Tricuspid atresia: A rare congenital malformation where the tricuspid valve is absent and hence the right atrium is not connected to the right ventricle.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Tricuspid atresia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Tricuspid atresia: Introduction

Types of Tricuspid atresia:

Broader types of Tricuspid atresia:

Who gets Tricuspid atresia?

Gender Ratio for Tricuspid atresia: male predominance

How serious is Tricuspid atresia?

Prognosis of Tricuspid atresia: variable, 60-75% die within months

What causes Tricuspid atresia?

Causes of Tricuspid atresia: see causes of Tricuspid atresia

What are the symptoms of Tricuspid atresia?

Symptoms of Tricuspid atresia: see symptoms of Tricuspid atresia

Can anyone else get Tricuspid atresia?

More information: see contagiousness of Tricuspid atresia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tricuspid atresia

Tricuspid atresia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tricuspid atresia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tricuspid atresia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tricuspid atresia: Cardiologist, Cardiac Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tricuspid atresia.
Treatments for Tricuspid atresia: see treatments for Tricuspid atresia
Research for Tricuspid atresia: see research for Tricuspid atresia

Name and Aliases of Tricuspid atresia

Main name of condition: Tricuspid atresia

Other names or spellings for Tricuspid atresia:

Congenital agenesis of the tricuspid valve

Tricuspid atresia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Tricuspid atresia:

 

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