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Commentary: Can Patients with Bicuspid Aortopathy Be Ultimately Cured?

  • Natalie Glaser
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    Address reprint requests to Natalie Glaser, MD, PhD. Department of Cardiology, Stockholm South General Hospital, Sjukhusbacken 10, SE-118 83 Stockholm, Sweden.
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    Department of Cardiology, Stockholm South General Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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      Patients with bicuspid aortic valves who undergo AVR have excellent prognosis. Future research should focus on the risk of aortic events in patients with bicuspid valves and aortic regurgitation.
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      • Outcomes After Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Bicuspid vs Tricuspid Aortic Valve
        Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryVol. 34Issue 3
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          To compare the outcomes in patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement with bicuspid (BAV) vs tricuspid aortic valves (TAV). A total of 1204 consecutive patients (BAV, n = 454; TAV, n = 750) underwent isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) between 2002 and 2009 at a single institution. Adverse aortic events were defined as the occurrence of aortic dissection or the ascending aorta diameter greater than 50 mm or sudden death during follow-up. Propensity score matching yielded 318 patient pairs.
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