A 34-year-old female asked:
My son has being diagnosed with bicuspid aortic valve and mild stenosis . I've been told I have MVP have I given him that disease? Are they connected.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ira Friedlander answered
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
There is a genetic: component to valvular heart disease but it is associated with variable penetrance. There is no specific connection between BAV and MVP. Whether you "gave" this to him or not is seemingly irrelevant. You also gave him life! For that I am sure you are both thankful!
Answered on Dec 5, 2016
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