Disease Information for Tricuspid valve insufficiency

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Accentuated fourth heart sound/S4
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Cardiac auscultation/abnormal
Cardiomegaly/Heart dilatation
Cervical venous pressure increased sign
Click murmur,systolic
Distended neck veins
Gallop rhythms
Gallop,atrial or S4
Heart murmur
Heart murmur/decreased supine-leg elevate
Hepatojugular reflux
Holosystolic murmur
Inspiratory accented pansystolic murmur
Jugular veins distended/30 degrees upright
Jugular Veins Increased Volume
Jugular Venous Distension
Jugular venous pressure increased
Murmur/amyl nitrate increased
Murmur/increased after PVC
Murmur/inspiration increases sound/Carvallo's sign
Neck pulsations/venous pressure
Right sided S4 gallop
Systolic click
Systolic murmur
Valsalva decreases heart murmur
Abdominal bruit
Right Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Upper Abdominal Pain
Exertional right upper quadrant pain
Liver pulsations
Liver smooth enlarged
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Pulsatile liver/AI sign (Rosenbach sign)
Tender liver/liver pain
Edema of Lower Extremities
Rhythmic lateral head swaying/sign
Pulsatile ear lobes/venous pressure
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Heart cath/Right atrial end-diastolic/high pressure
Jugular venous tracing/a wave prominent
Jugular venous tracing/V waves prominent
TEST/Arm to lung circulation time/increased
EKG/P Wave > 2.5 mV inferior leads (ECG)
EKG/Peaked tall P Waves 2,3,F leads (ECG)
EKG/P-Pulmonale pattern (ECG)
EKG/Right atrial hypertrophy signs (ECG)
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Enlarged right atrium/Chest
Xray/Large heart shadow/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary/artery vascularity decreased/Chest
Xray/Azygos vein enlarged/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Echo/Distended IVC/Vena cava
Echo/Echocardiogram Abnormal
Echo/Normal IVC collapse absent
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Echo/Right Atrium Chamber Large
Echo/Right atrium increased volume/diameter
Echo/Right Ventricle Chamber large
Ultrasound/IVC Fails Collapse on Inspiration
Angios/Right atrium enlarged/Heart
Heart cath/Abnormal
Heart cath/Left atrium enlarged
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Atrial myxoma
Congenital heart disease/acyanotic
Mitral regurgitation
Tricuspid stenosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Atrial flutter
Cardiac cirrhosis
Cardiogenic ascites
Peritoneal Effusion
Pulmonary hypertension
Right congestive heart failure
Right ventricular failure
Tricuspid regurgitation
Right Atrial Hypertrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
Pathophysiology/Hepatic Congestion
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
CLASS/Heart valve disorder (ex)
CLASS/Right heart/ventricle involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/High cardiac filling pressures/venous return
Pathophysiology/Right ventricular enlargement/physiology
Pathophysiology/Glissons capsule stretch/acute pain
Pathophysiology/Post-sinusoidal Portal Hypertension
Pathophysiology/Venous stasis/liver blood flow
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Congenital heart disease (ex)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/SBE/Antibiotic Prophylaxis
SX/Cardiac surgery
Other Treatments
TX/Preload reduction/cardiac therapy

Backflow of blood from the right ventricle into the right atrium, owing to imperfect functioning of the tricuspid valve.


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