Tricuspid Valve Disease can occur when the heart valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle, which normally has three flaps or cusps, becomes narrowed. This lessens the amount of blood flowing into the right ventricle and can reduce the efficiency of the heart.
The tricuspid valve is one of four valves that control the flow and direction of blood in and out of the heart. Blood enters the right atrium (upper heart chamber) and passes through the tricuspid valve into the right...
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