Percutaneous Balloon Valvotomy for the Treatment of Isolated Tricuspid Stenosis Academic Article uri icon


  • A 46-year-old woman with isolated tricuspid stenosis complained of increasing fatigue and dyspnea on exertion. Exercise Doppler echocardiography reproduced her symptoms and revealed a marked increase in trans-tricuspid gradient. Successful percutaneous balloon tricuspid valvotomy was performed, with resolution of her symptoms.


publication date

  • September 1991

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