Tricuspid regurgitation

Abnormal systolic blood flow through the Tricuspid valve, which is located between the right ventricle and the right atrium. During the systole, the Tricuspid valve should be completely closed to enable the contracting right ventricle the voiding of its blood content only into the Pulmonary artery without being returned to the right atrium. The symptoms can include edema, general weakness, tiredness etc. The treatment, depending on severity, is surgical