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The purpose of the research is to determine whether repairing a tricuspid valve (TV) in patients with mild to moderate tricuspid regurgitation (TR), at the time of planned mitral valve surgery (MVS), would improve the heart health of those who receive it compared to those who do not. At this point, the medical community is split in their opinion on whether surgeons should routinely repair mild to moderate TR in patients who are undergoing planned mitral valve surgery, and this study will answer this question.
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The purpose of this study is to determine if 3D volumetric measurements will allow more robust quantification of valvular heart disease severity.
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The study is a multi-center, prospective, early feasibility study to measure individual patient clinical outcomes and effectiveness, evaluate the safety and function, provide guidance for future clinical study designs and development efforts of the Edwards FORMA Tricuspid Transcatheter Repair System.
The purpose of this study is to describe hemodynamics and clinical outcomes in patients with right ventricular volume overload (RVVO).
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The purpose of this early feasibility study is to assess the safety and performance of the Edwards Cardioband™ Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System.
The purpose of this study is to look at liver stiffness with a MRI sequence called Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE). The study will let the investigators know whether the subject's liver is normal or has increased stiffness. Increased liver stiffness often means there is chronic liver disease and fibrosis. Increased right heart pressure and congestive heart failure are considered risk factors for development of liver fibrosis. Liver fibrosis, if progressive, may lead to cirrhosis and its related complications. The increased liver stiffness may be due to a poorly functioning tricuspid valve. With this research, the investigators will be able to determine if the elevated stiffness of the liver returns to normal after the surgeon performs a repair or replacement of the tricuspid valve.
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