Download Which Heart Valves Are Bicuspid PNG. A bicuspid aortic valve is an aortic valve that has two flaps (cusps) instead of three. Otto cm, bonow ro, eds.
Rarely, the disease is so severe at birth that the baby develops congestive heart failure early in life. In this condition, the defective aortic valve does patients with bicuspid aortic valve are at a higher risk of developing diseases of the aorta which include aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection and. A bicuspid (also known as mitral valve), which divides the bicuspid valve (not artery) is the valve, composed of two flaps, that separates the left ventricle and left atrium in the heart.
Like the tricuspid valve and the pulmonary valves, normal aortic valves have three tissue leaflets.
A structure which serve as a flexible barrier to prevent back flow of blood between the left atria and left ventricle of the heart; Sometimes, the bicuspid aortic valve is leaky. It is generally a congenital condition. In the heart, the ventricles are the two lower chambers.