Bicuspid Aortic Valve with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Dilation of the Ascending Aorta
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A 46-year-old man presented with recent dyspnea on exertion (functional class II). Physical examination showed a systolic ejection murmur and a holodiastolic murmur at the left sternal border. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed that the aortic valve area was 1.1 cm2 by direct planimetry and 0.9 cm2 by continuity equation.
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