bicuspid valve

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Synonyms for bicuspid valve

valve with two cusps

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Clinical and special investigation features of aortic stenosis Aortic stenosis History Exertional dyspnoea Angina Syncope Physical findings Small-volume, slow-rising pulses Narrow pulse pressure JVP normal, unless heart failure or MV disease Pressure-loaded undisplaced apex beat Soft or single second heart sound Crescendo-decrescendo ejection systolic murmur at base of the heart Radiated to carotids Longer murmur = more severe High-pitched widely radiating murmur: Gallavardin effect--can be mistaken for MR Systolic click in bicuspid valve may be heard Special investigations ECG Left ventricular hypertrophy CXR Normal-sized heart (ventricle) Aortic calcification Post-stenotic dilatation: especially in bicuspid valves Table 4.
Most people have a tricuspid or three-leaflet aortic valve, but an estimated three to five percent of the population has a bicuspid aortic valve, and research has shown that bicuspid valves are more prone to stenosis, Dr.
2:24 pm / Expanding Aortic Valve Morphologies for Treatment with Medtronic CoreValve: Bicuspid Valves, Valve-in-Valve, and Aortic Regurgitation
However, echocardiography, which was standard care for all patients with suspected cases of chronic Q fever, revealed no additional congenital or bicuspid valve defects, in comparison to assessment of valvulopathy through review of medical records.