Definition of bicuspid valve in English:
Another term for mitral valve.
- Contraction of the right and left atria forces blood past the right tricuspid and left bicuspid valves into the right and left ventricles, respectively.
- One-half of patients with bicuspid valves develop at least mild aortic stenosis by the age of 50 years.
- Calcified bicuspid valves and post inflammatory valves tend to occur in patients less than 70 years.
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