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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Ask the cardiologist: Though bicuspid valves are definitely heart defects, most seem to express a normal tolerance to the lions share of medications. Obviously this is best ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience in Cardiology
May worsen with age: This is a not uncommon congenital variant which is typically aysmptomatic for many years. With aging, leakage from the valve not closing properly may ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Bicuspid: Bicuspid aortic valve disease can go lifelong without causing a problem but in some people does progress to aortic stenosis, insufficiency or both. It ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Pts with congenital bicuspid aortic valves are monitored with 2-d echos and with regular follow up in office . With a younger pt over time the valve t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a cardiologist: The valve is normally 3 parts, so yours with only 2 parts will "age" faster. You should have an echocardiogram perhaps annually, to follow the size o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
BAV OR CBAV: Although I have seldom seen it abbreviated, bav for bicuspid aortic valve or cbav for congenital bicuspid aortic valve are abbreviations occasionally ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Cossu
32 years experience in Cardiology
Several: The standard surgical approach is via a mi sternotomy approach. Currently there are centers performing the surgery via a minimal thoracotomy incision ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Curren
13 years experience in Cardiology
Abnormal heart valve: A bicuspid aortic valve is a condition that is present from birth. The aortic valve doesn't form normally, resulting in a narrowing of the valve. This ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Later in life: Bicuspid aortic valve typically causes problems around 50 years of age even though the problem is present at birth. The rule of thumb is that one thi ... Read More
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