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A 42-year-old female asked:

What is a normal aortic root measurement for a 6 foot 4 man age 42? he has severe mitral regurgitation and a mildly dilated aortic root (3.9cm) candoes he have marfan or is this possible w/0 that ? the rest of his echo looked good ef 65-70%?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
You did not include ethnicity or where he grew up most of his life. The local team should have these measurements. Severe mitral regug may be associated with small "normal" range as the ventricular pressure many not be has high with systole.
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