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Bicuspid heart valve disease causes?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Generally yes
With aging, other factors become superimposed such as onset of coronary disease, hypertension, and senescent changes in diastolic function.
Moreover, the involved valve itself may gradually deteriorate. The net effect is often progressive worsening but this may not be noticed since people tend to slow down and do less activity as they age.

In brief: Generally yes
With aging, other factors become superimposed such as onset of coronary disease, hypertension, and senescent changes in diastolic function.
Moreover, the involved valve itself may gradually deteriorate. The net effect is often progressive worsening but this may not be noticed since people tend to slow down and do less activity as they age.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Genetics
Bicuspid aortic valve is a congenital cardiac condition.
It can be a spontaneous or genetically transmitted defect. It is the most common congenital heart valve defect in the U.S. Siblings and children of patients with bicuspid av should get a screening echocardiogram. In the long run most people with this need valve replacement. See a cardiologist.

In brief: Genetics
Bicuspid aortic valve is a congenital cardiac condition.
It can be a spontaneous or genetically transmitted defect. It is the most common congenital heart valve defect in the U.S. Siblings and children of patients with bicuspid av should get a screening echocardiogram. In the long run most people with this need valve replacement. See a cardiologist.
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