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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jan;198(1):89-97. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.6084.

Bicuspid aortic valve: spectrum of imaging findings at cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI.

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Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Hospital, Konkuk University School of Medicine, 4-12 Hwayangdong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, 143-729, Korea. ksm9723@yahoo.co.kr

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

Cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI have become widely used for the evaluation of cardiovascular disease, including aortic valve disease. The purpose of this article is to present the cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI findings of bicuspid aortic valve, its various complications, and other congenital cardiovascular malformations.

CONCLUSION:

Radiologists should be aware of the clinical significance and the varied appearance of bicuspid aortic valve at cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI.

PMID:
22194483
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.10.6084
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