There is a new way to fix the ‘forgotten valve’ of the heart

Associate Professor Tony Walton

As an interventional cardiologist, I would like to use Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week as an opportunity to shine a light on the tricuspid valve, which is often referred to as the “forgotten valve” in published literature.

Tricuspid valve regurgitation is a condition commonly seen by cardiologists and GPs in Australia, especially in elderly people.