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Commentary 1 on “Bicuspid aortic valve in competitive athletesBicuspid aortic valve in competitive athletes”
  1. Sanjay Sharma
  1. King’s College Hospital, London, UK

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    This large cross-sectional study of non-elite athletes observed a prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve of 2.5%, which is, not surprisingly, similar to that in the general population. Of the athletes with bicuspid aortic valve, 85% had valvular dysfunction—predominantly aortic regurgitation. Although …

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