Aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve.

  title={Aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve.},
  author={Subodh Verma and Samuel C. Siu},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={370 20},
  • S. VermaS. Siu
  • Published 14 May 2014
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The New England journal of medicine
Bicuspid aortic valve is the most common congenital heart defect in adults. Dilatation of the proximal aorta, or bicuspid aortopathy, is present in approximately half these patients and can lead to complications, including aneurysm formation and aortic dissection. 

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