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Mild-to-moderate functional tricuspid regurgitation in patients undergoing valve replacement for rheumatic mitral disease: the influence of tricuspid valve repair on clinical and echocardiographic outcomes
  1. Mete Gursoy1,
  2. Ali Can Hatemi2
  1. 1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital
  2. 2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mete Gursoy, Bakırköy Dr Sadi Konuk Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Klinigi Tevfik Sağlam Cad. No:11 Zuhuratbaba/Istanbul 34147, Turkiye; drmetegursoy{at}

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To the Editor: We read with great interest the article by Kim and colleagues.1 First, we would like to congratulate the authors for their study investigating relatively underestimated or neglected valvular disease; mild to moderate functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR). Although the latest guidelines do not recommend any intervention to this patient population,2 numerous long-term …

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