Bicuspid aortic valveBBicuspid aortic valveBicuspid aortic valveEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000046.0000000000000195.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about bicuspid aortic valve; a defect of the valve between the left pumping chamber of the heart and the main artery that delivers blood to the body.</p><p>Bicuspid aortic valve is a defect of the valve between the left pumping chamber of the heart (the left ventricle) and the main artery that delivers blood to the body (the aorta). The valve has only two leaflets instead of the usual three. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Bicuspid aortic valve occurs when one leaflet does not develop when the heart is forming before birth.</li> <li> This condition may be diagnosed by a heart murmur. </li> <li> Most children do not require any treatment as generally this condition does not noticeably effect the heart during childhood.</li></ul>
Valvule aortique bicuspideVValvule aortique bicuspideBicuspid Aortic ValveFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000046.0000000000000195.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Informez-vous sur la valvule aortique bicuspide, une anomalie de la valvule entre la cavité de pompage gauche du cœur et l’artère principale qui amène le sang au corps.</p><p>La valvule aortique bicuspide est une anomalie de la valvule entre la cavité de pompage gauche du cœur (le ventricule gauche) et l’artère principale (l’aorte) qui amène le sang au corps. La valvule n’a que deux valves au lieu des trois valves habituelles. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> La valvule aortique bicuspide se produit quand une valve ne se développe pas quand le cœur se forme avant la naissance.</li> <li> Cette anomalie peut être diagnostiquée par un souffle cardiaque. </li> <li> La plupart des enfants n’ont pas besoin de traitement puisque ce trouble n’a pas d’effet significatif sur le coeur durant l’enfance.</li></ul>

 

 

Bicuspid aortic valve1609.00000000000Bicuspid aortic valveBicuspid aortic valveBEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000046.0000000000000195.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about bicuspid aortic valve; a defect of the valve between the left pumping chamber of the heart and the main artery that delivers blood to the body.</p><p>Bicuspid aortic valve is a defect of the valve between the left pumping chamber of the heart (the left ventricle) and the main artery that delivers blood to the body (the aorta). The valve has only two leaflets instead of the usual three. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Bicuspid aortic valve occurs when one leaflet does not develop when the heart is forming before birth.</li> <li> This condition may be diagnosed by a heart murmur. </li> <li> Most children do not require any treatment as generally this condition does not noticeably effect the heart during childhood.</li></ul><p>A bicuspid aortic valve occurs when one leaflet fails to develop when the heart is forming before birth. Bicuspid aortic valve may also be caused by the joining together of two leaflets, which results from a disease such as rheumatic fever. </p> <h2>How is bicuspid aortic valve diagnosed?</h2> <p>Bicuspid aortic valve may be diagnosed by a heart murmur. Other tests used to diagnose it include an electrocardiogram and an echocardiogram. </p> <p>Generally this condition does not have any noticeable effect on the heart during the early years. However, bicuspid aortic valve may cause the valve leaflets to thicken. This thickening can interfere with the normal movement of the valve and cause a narrowing at the opening of the valve. This usually occurs later in life but can develop at any time during childhood. </p> <p>This defect occurs in about two out of 1,000 babies. </p> <h2>How is bicuspid aortic valve treated?</h2> <p>Most children do not require any treatment. Usually, physical activity is not restricted.</p>Bicuspid aortic valve

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