When two aortic valvular leaflets fuse together, a condition called Bicuspid Aortic Valve arises. It is a hereditary condition, which causes shortness of breath, fatigue, rapid heart beats, chest tightness and swollen ankles. Unless a person is affected by any other disease, no specific treatment is needed for this condition. However, it can be cured through certain medications and surgeries. People suffering from this condition have high chances of getting a severe kidney disease.
HOW IS BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE DIAGNOSED?
This condition is twice more common in males than in females.