Vaishali Bhalavi, Gayatri Ghanekar
Abstract: OBJECTIVEThe present study conducted in Hamidia hospital, Bhopal, MP (Central India) with the objective is to found the similarities and difference in idiopathic versus pulmonary hypertension functional tricuspid regurgitation. MATERIALS AND METHODSThe present study conducted in the cardiology department Bhopal, MP (Central India) during January 2009 to July 2011.It was a retrospective echo based study.Out of 10, 000 consecutive cases undergoing echo CD 1203 cases of tricuspid regurgitation were found.In the present study we compare the idopathic tricuspid regurgitation (Id-FTR) with pulmonary hypertension functional tricuspid regurgitation (PHTN-FTR). RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONSThe present study conducted in cardiology department Hamidia hospital, Bhopal, MP (Central India) suggests 12.03 % of tricuspid regurgitation were found.On comparing Id-FTR and PHTN -FTR both were links to elderly and found predominantly in females and PASP is the important predictor in differentiating Id-FTR and PHTN-FTR in our study.
Keywords: Idiopathic FTR, Pulmonary hypertension FTR, Echocardiography