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There are little data on the efficacy and safety of the Edwards Sapien valve (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, California, USA) in congenital, bicuspid aortic valve stenosis. Patients with bicuspid valves were excluded from the randomised PARTNER trial.1 Bicuspid valves differ from tricuspid aortic valves in that the orifice is elliptical and the leaflets are typically bulky and very heavily calcified. Bicuspid valves are considered …
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