Methodist Journal

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Nutritional Supplements and the Heart

Vol 15, Issue 3 (2019)


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ISSUE INTRO

Dietary Supplements: Facts and Fallacies

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RECOGNITIONS

Drs. Raizner and Cooke Take the Lead in Special Issue on Supplements

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REVIEW ARTICLES See More

Recent Clinical Trials Shed New Light on the Cardiovascular Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment

Coenzyme Q10

Red Yeast Rice for Hypercholesterolemia

Inorganic Nitrate Supplementation for Cardiovascular Health

Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements: Helpful, Harmful, or Neutral for Cardiovascular Risk?

Cardiovascular Risk of Proton Pump Inhibitors

Advanced Cardiac Imaging for Complex Adult Congenital Heart Diseases

CASE REPORTS See More

A Rare Case of Pancreatitis-Induced Thrombosis of the Aorta and Superior Mesenteric Artery

Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Left Main Coronary Artery in the Setting of Critical Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis

Simultaneous Transfemoral Mitral and Tricuspid Valve in Ring Implantation: First Case Report with Edwards Sapien 3 Valve

Uneventful Follow-Up 2 Years after Endovascular Treatment of a High Flow Iatrogenic Aortocaval Fistula Causing Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

MUSEUM OF HMH MULTIMODALITY IMAGING CENTER See More

Snoopy’s Heart: A Case of Complete Congenital Absence of the Pericardium

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES See More

POINTS TO REMEMBER

Herbal Nephropathy

EXCERPTA

Rolling the Dice on Red Yeast Rice

POINTS TO REMEMBER

The Kidney in Congenital Cyanotic Heart Disease

EXCERPTA

Talking Statins with Antonio Gotto

EDITORIALS

Letter to the Editor in Response to “Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetes Mellitus”

Vol 11, Issue 1 (2015)

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Stenosis of a Bioprosthetic Tricuspid Valve

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Dimitrios Maragiannis, Shaun Smithson, Mojgan Amrikachi, Gerald Lawrie, Stephen H. Little, and Su Min Chang. Stenosis of a Bioprosthetic Tricuspid Valve. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. January 2015, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 64.

doi: https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-11-1-64

Keywords
tricuspid valve replacement , transthoracic echocardiogram , TTE , transesophageal echocardiogram , TEE , computed tomography , CT

A 41-year-old female with tricuspid valve replacement presented to the Houston Methodist Hospital with dyspnea. (A) Spectral Doppler by transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) revealed high velocity with rounded contour. (B) Three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal (TEE) image of the prosthesis during diastole. (C) 64-multislice cardiac computed tomography demonstrated a degenerative prosthetic tricuspid valve with severely thickened and calcified leaflets. (D) Anatomic orifice area calculated by planimetry was found to be 1 cm2 (green perimeter trace). (E) Excised valve showing the extent of valve degeneration.

Stenosis of a bioprosthetic tricuspid valve

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