This is an adult patient who underwent left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement for dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
by Sepehr Richard W

Interesting Cases in Echocardiography

by Navin C Nanda
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The pulmonary regurgitation (PR) jet width at its origin occupies 25–30% of right ventricular outflow tract diameter measured at the same point. A ratio of < 25% signifies mild PR, > 65% severe PR, intermediate values moderate PR. Also, PR jet extending to within 1 cm of tricuspid valve signifies severe tricuspid regurgitation. This patient also has mild aortic regurgitation.

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