Speaking a common language: Introduction to a standard terminology for the bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy

Hector I Michelena, Alessandro Della Corte, Arturo Evangelista, Joseph Maleszewski, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, Jeroen J. Bax, Catherine M. Otto, Hans Joachim Schäfers

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Abstract

There is a growing need to develop a common language when referring to a frequent and heterogeneous condition such as the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy. The following short manuscript serves as an introduction to a standard terminology for the bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • Aortopathy
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Terminology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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