A 46-year-old female asked:
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I have bicuspid aortic valve with mild stenosis i'm 39 i've been told i need to have a op how long do u think i will need the valve replament size 4.1?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Serial evaluation of: The valve by echocardiogram will help determine when you would need...Follow closely with your cardiologist.
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
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