Dilatation of the ascending aorta in paediatric patients with bicuspid aortic valve: frequency, rate of progression and risk factors.

@article{Warren2006DilatationOT,
  title={Dilatation of the ascending aorta in paediatric patients with bicuspid aortic valve: frequency, rate of progression and risk factors.},
  author={Andrew E. Warren and Michael L. Boyd and Carol O'Connell and Lachlan Dodds},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2006},
  volume={92 10},
  pages={1496-500}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence and rate of dilatation of the ascending aorta in children with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and to determine factors that predict rapid aortic dilatation. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Regional tertiary care children's hospital. PATIENTS All children aged 0-18 years seen at the authors' institution between 1990 and 2003 with an "isolated" BAV. All patients had had more than one technically adequate echocardiogram, at least six months apart… CONTINUE READING

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