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September 1983

Diagnosis of Tricuspid Regurgitation: Current Status

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Cardiology, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(9):1763-1768. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350090141024

• The most accepted diagnostic methods of tricuspid regurgitation (TR) are the physical examinations and the evaluation of right atrial pressure. However, these methods are not consistently diagnostic, and a "silent" form of TR has been recognized. The current status of noninvasive and invasive diagnostic techniques is reviewed.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1763-1768)

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