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Simplified Determination of Commissural Orientation in Bicuspid Aortic Valves

Friday, January 8, 2021

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Lennart Froede, Sebastian Schäfers, Gudrun Wagenpfeil, Alexander Raddatz, Klaus Hoffmann, Hans-Joachim Schäfers

Froede et al. present a new simplified technique to determine commissural orientation in bicuspid aortic valves using echocardiography. Their technique using a line between the center of the nonfused and fused sinuses led to reproducible results, whereas the use of the coaptation center led to misleading results.

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