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Bicuspid aortic valve : Treatment

Treatment The infant may need surgery to repair a leaky or narrowed valve, if complications are severe. A narrowed valve can also be opened through cardiac catheterization. A fine tube (catheter) is directed to the heart and into the narrow … Read more

Bicuspid aortic valve : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Most of the time, bicuspid aortic valve is not diagnosed in infants or children because it causes no symptoms. However, the abnormal valve can leak or become narrow. Symptoms of such complications may include: Baby tires easily … Read more

Bicuspid aortic valve : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Bicuspid aortic valve : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Bicommissural aortic valve Definition A bicuspid aortic valve is an aortic valve that only has two leaflets, instead of three. The aortic valve regulates blood flow from the heart into the aorta, the major blood vessel that … Read more