Intima-media thickness of the descending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve

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Johan Petrini ; Mohamed Yousry ; Per Eriksson ; Hanna M. Björk ; Anette Rickenlund ; Anders Franco-Cereceda ; Kenneth Caidahl ; Maria J. Eriksson (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: International Journal of Cardiology: Heart & Vasculature, volume 11, pages 74-79 (issn: 2352-9067, eissn: 2352-9067)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2016.03.014, pmc: PMC5441363
  • Subject: Intima-media thickness | RC666-701 | Genetics | Aortic stenosis | Aortic regurgitation | Bicuspid aortic valve | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Descending aorta | Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems | Article
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases

Objective: A bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is associated with accelerated aortic valve disease (AVD) and abnormalities in aortic elasticity. We investigated the intima-media thickness of the descending aorta (AoIMT) in patients with AVD with or without an ascending aortic... View more
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