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Prosthetic tricuspid valve thrombosis treated successfully with thrombolysis
  1. Thomas E Ingram,
  2. Matthew I Jones,
  3. Navroz D Masani
  1. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Thomas E Ingram, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK; tomingram{at}doctors.org.uk

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A 44-year-old gentleman was admitted with shortness of breath and palpitations. At the age of 10 months he had undergone transannular patch repair of a tetralogy of Fallot congenital anomaly. Subsequent severe tricuspid regurgitation had necessitated valve replacement with implantation of a bileaflet mechanical prosthesis …

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