A 34-year-old male asked:
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Recently diagnosed w/ bicuspid aortic valve w/ mild regurgitation. but also ascending aorta "mildly dilated at 3.8cm".What is this? Surgery soon?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Bicuspid aortic valve: Your structural abnormality may well lead to a need for intervention sometime in the coming decades. Ask for guidance regarding hygienic measures you could take now to avoid illness. Remember you have had this for 30 years.
Answered on Apr 10, 2018

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