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Complementary roles of intracardiac and transoesophageal echocardiography in transcatheter tricuspid interventions

EuroIntervention 2020;15:1514-1515. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-01078

1. Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA




Figure 1. Illustration of the complementary role of ICE in tricuspid edge-to-edge repair. A) – D) Limited TEE transgastric views during a concomitant mitral and tricuspid edge-to-edge repair procedure. E) – H) ICE probe in the LV allowing adequate delineation of the tissue bridge after tricuspid clipping. A’) – D’) Limited TEE mid-oesophageal views during an isolated tricuspid edge-to-edge repair. E’) – H’) ICE imaging from the RA showing excellent grasping views. * new orifice(s). Single arrow indicates first clip. Double arrow indicates second clip. AL: anterior leaflet; AV: aortic valve; CDS: clip delivery system; ...

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