Valve with three cusps, situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle of the heart. It allows the passage of blood from the atrium to the ventricle and closes to prevent backflow. Also called right atrioventricular valve.
Merck Manual Professional - Tricuspid Regurgitation
Covers the symptoms and signs, etiology, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
A look at tricuspid regurgitation and its alternative name, as well as the causes and risk factors.
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