Staging Classification of Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation Using Novel Cardiac Imaging Techniques


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the severity of tricuspid regurgitation (a disorder in which the tricuspid valve in your heart does not close tight enough) using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate or more tricuspid regurgitation.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Prior tricuspid valve prosthesis.
  • Pacemaker/defibrillator that would impede MRI imaging.
  • Planned tricuspid valve surgery.
  • Primary liver pathology.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Mohamad Adnan Alkhouli, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Ahmed El Shaer M.B.B.S.

(507) 266-0869

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