Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Guidelines-02 : [Answer]

     
         

Symptomatic patients with tricuspid regurgitation commonly associated with device leads and atrial fibrillation may benefit from surgical intervention for:

a. Reduction of symptoms, hospitalization and delay RV dysfunction
b. Improved Survival
c. Reduction in risk for development of pulmonary hypertension
d. Reduction in incidence of atrial arrhythmia

Correct answer is A)

Symptomatic TR commonly associated with device leads and atrial fibrillation may benefit from surgical intervention:
– Reduced symptoms.
– Hospitalization.
– Delay onset of RV dysfunction.
– Delay onset of liver and kidney damage.

ACC/AHA Valve guidelines 2020

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