PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, INVESTIGATIONS, AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE

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Published: 2022-01-27

Page: 54-65


OMAR ELSAKA *

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

MONEER AYMAN NOURELDEAN

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

MOHAMED ADEL GAMIL

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

MOSTAFA TAREK GHAZALI

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

ASHRAF HAMADA ABD AL-RAZIK

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

DALIA HISHAM

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura Manchester Medical Program (MMMP), Mansoura, Egypt.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Bicuspid aortic valve is a congenital anomaly of the heart in which the aortic valve has two loops instead of the normal three. It causes valve degeneration and is associated with dilation of the aorta. This exercise discusses the role of inter-professional team in improving the management of patients with bicuspid aortic valves and describes the diagnosis and management of this problem. The purpose of this review article is to describe the epidemiology of bicuspid aortic valve, describe the presentation of patients with bicuspid aortic valve, summarize the use of electrocardiogram and echocardiogram in bicuspid aortic valve evaluation, and explain the importance of collaboration and communication. Interprofessional team to improve care coordination for patients with bicuspid aortic valve.

Keywords: Bicuspid, congenital, aorta, aortic valve, heart defects, valvulopathy


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ELSAKA, O., NOURELDEAN, M. A., ADEL GAMIL, M., TAREK GHAZALI, M., ABD AL-RAZIK, A. H., & HISHAM, D. (2022). PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, INVESTIGATIONS, AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE. Asian Journal of Advances in Medical Science, 4(1), 54–65. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIMS/article/view/2823

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