It is most commonly a congenital condition of the aortic valve where two of the aortic valvular leaflets fuse during development resulting in a valve that is bicuspid instead of the normal tricuspid configuration
HOW IS BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnostics may be performed through MRI or Ultrasound of the heart. In case the cardiologist suspects abnormalities in these tests, he may order for chest X-rays, electrocardiogram and angiography to be performed.
HOW IS BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE TREATED?
There is no specific medical treatment that needs to be followed apart from a good diet and prevention of deterioration of the disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
While modern medication and therapy can help in treating this condition, there are many life sciences like Ayurveda and Homeopathy that can also be used in order to treat this condition in the long run.