Congenital aortic stenosis secondary to dysplasia of congenital bicuspid aortic valves without commissural fusion.

The hearts of nine children with clinical evidence of congenital valve stenosis and a congenital bicuspid aortic valve were reviewed. Aortic stenosis was diagnosed on the basis of cardiac catheterization data in four patients, operative findings in two and auscultatory findings in three. The patients were 1 month to 9 years old; six were male and three… CONTINUE READING