TableĀ 1

Studies comparing ring versus suture tricuspid annuloplasty

AuthorYearNumber of patientsAnnuloplasty techniqueMean follow-up (years)TR recurrencep Value
Rivera et al 4 198576Ring (CE)5.310%<0.01
83De Vega34%
Matsuyama et al 5 200117Ring (CE)3.36%0.02
28De Vega45%
McCarthy et al 2 2004139Ring (CE)817%0.06
116De Vega33%
Tang et al 8 2006209Ring (CE/FB/D)5.730%0.003
493De Vega36%
Roshanali et al 6 200953Ring (CE)114%<0.05
52De Vega28%
Navia et al 3 2010584Ring (CE/MC3)512%Not reported
129De Vega24%
  • CE, Carpentier-Edwards semi-rigid ring; D, Duran Band (Medtronic); FB, Cosgrove-Edwards flexible band; MC3, Edwards MC3 annuloplasty system three-dimensional ring; TR, tricuspid regurgitation.