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Heart 91:499 doi:10.1136/hrt.2004.041459
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Three dimensional transthoracic echocardiography images of tricuspid stenosis

  1. F Faletra,
  2. U La Marchesina,
  3. R Bragato,
  4. F De Chiara
  1. francesco.faletra@humanitas.it

    A 56 year old man was admitted for evaluation of exertional dyspnoea. His medical history was significant for rheumatic mitral and aortic valve disease. A transthoracic three dimensional (3D) echocardiography examination was performed using a Philips Sonos 7500 (Philips Medical Systems, Eindhoven, the Netherlands) and a new 4 MHz, 4X matrix transducer capable of providing real time …