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My child needed an echocardiogram done, and it came back as bicuspid valve aortic? What's the next step?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Bicuspid aortic valv

Foow up serially with echos also child may need antibiotics when goes to dentist to discuss with the pediatrician.
Finally ask physician if child could also have coarctation of the aorta that can be associated with bicuspid aortic valve.

In brief: Bicuspid aortic valv

Foow up serially with echos also child may need antibiotics when goes to dentist to discuss with the pediatrician.
Finally ask physician if child could also have coarctation of the aorta that can be associated with bicuspid aortic valve.
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Newest guidelines do not support the administration of prophylactic antibiotics for dental procedures except for those conditions at highest risk: Prosthetic cardiac valve or prosthetic material used for cardiac valve repair Previous IE Congenital heart disease (CHD)* with specific conditions
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