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Bicuspid Aortic Valve with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Dilation of the Ascending Aorta

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi
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Abstract

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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
    • 1
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EchocardiographyTehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Heart CentreTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of EchocardiographyKowsar HospitalShirazIran

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