12+ Tricuspid Valve Diagram. This video describes the anatomy of the tricuspid valve, a.k.a. The right atrioventricular valve complex (the tricuspid valve) is made up of the 3 valve leaflets, the annulus, the supporting chordae tendineae, and the papillary muscles.
The tricuspid valve is the right av valve found between the right atrium and right ventricle. The tricuspid valve has three leaflets, or flaps, that control blood flow and direction. Tricuspid valve disease occurs when the tricuspid valve doesn't work properly.
Where is my tricuspid heart valve?
12+ Tricuspid Valve Diagram. Authored by dr colin tidy, reviewed by dr adrian bonsall | last edited 24. It is made up of three cusps supported by chordae tendineae, the fibrous cords. The left atrioventricular valve, or mitral valve, is very similar to the tricuspid valve in terms of its structure and composition. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.