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Bicuspid aortic valve morphotype: are we closer to solving the mystery?
  1. Dawid Miśkowiec,
  2. Jarosław D Kasprzak
  1. Department of Cardiology, Bieganski Hospital, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jarosław D Kasprzak, Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz 93-487, Poland; kasprzak{at}

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To the Editor Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), being the most common congenital heart disease, sill hides many secrets. Several previous studies reported significant disparities in the relationship between aorta dilation and BAV characteristics. However, the excellent study of Evangelista et al allows us to feel closer to solving the mystery of BAV morphology and its impact on aortic diameter.1 Their multicentre study on the impressive and the largest ever population of 852 patients with BAV, …

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  • DM and JDK contributed equally.

  • Contributors DM and JDK contributed equally to this work.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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