Article Text

Download PDFPDF
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}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

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 …

View Full Text


  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.