Diagnosing and Treating Tricuspid Stenosis

Making a Diagnosis

Doctors diagnose tricuspid stenosis based on the patient's symptoms, a physical exam, and certain tests and procedures. Tests healthcare providers use to diagnose tricuspid stenosis can include:

Treatment of Tricuspid Stenosis

The recommended treatment will depend on:
  • The severity of the tricuspid stenosis
  • How quickly it has progressed
  • The patient's general health.
People with mild tricuspid stenosis may not require any immediate treatment. The doctor may recommend regular checkups and certain tests (electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, and stress tests) to monitor the progression of the condition.
Surgery to repair or replace the tricuspid valve is rarely needed.
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