As a practising cardiologist, you know about the challenges of keeping up to date with the latest research results or best practices. The E-journal is a weekly e-mail sent to cardiologists, written by leading experts in Europe, summarising an important topic in cardiology.
|Tricuspid valve: a valve not to be forgotten|
Left side heart valve pathology often is accompanied by significant tricuspid regurgitation (TR) which does not always reverse with its correction. The new European guidelines recommend surgery on the tricuspid valve of these patients if TR is severe or provided the annulus is ≥40mm or ≥21mm/m², independently of the regurgitation. Thus, we are encouraged to act prophylactically in apparently less severe disease. Read more
From the Council of Cardiology Practice
Editor in Chief: Prof. Denis Clément EFESC, Gent, Belgium
Co-Editor: Prof. John Camm FESC, London, United Kingdom
Co-Editor: Prof. Luc Piérard FESC, Liège, Belgium
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