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Bicuspid aortic valve

Bicuspid aortic valve: Introduction

Bicuspid aortic valve: A heart defect where the aortic valve has only two leaflets instead of the normal three. The severity of the disorder is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bicuspid aortic valve is available below.

Symptoms of Bicuspid aortic valve

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Bicuspid aortic valve?

Bicuspid aortic valve: Complications

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Causes of Bicuspid aortic valve

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Less Common Symptoms of Bicuspid aortic valve

Bicuspid aortic valve: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bicuspid aortic valve

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the ...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Bicuspid aortic valve

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Bicuspid aortic valve: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Bicuspid aortic valve

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Definitions of Bicuspid aortic valve:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bicuspid aortic valve as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Bicuspid aortic valve

  1. Bicuspid aortic valve: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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