Increased prevalence of significant tricuspid regurgitation in patients with transvenous pacemakers leads

Am J Cardiol. 1998 Nov 1;82(9):1130-2, A9. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(98)00567-0.


Transvenous pacemaker leads are associated with an increased prevalence of tricuspid regurgitation. This hemodynamic derangement should be considered as part of the clinical cost and complications of permanent pacemaker implantation.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pacemaker, Artificial / adverse effects*
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology*