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Treatments

Regular Checkups

Bicuspid valve disease varies in its progression. In most cases, your doctor will recommend regular checkups and tests to monitor any progression of a bicuspid aortic valve and whether it is causing problems such as  stenosis or insufficiency.

Monitor Progression of Disease

During the regular checkups, your doctor can to monitor any progression of a bicuspid aortic valve and whether it is causing problems such as stenosis or insufficiency.

Determine If Treatment Is Necessary

No treatment is usually necessary unless symptoms develop. However, if your symptoms progress or become severe, your doctor may recomment treatment including medical therapy or interventional and surgical options, as used for treating aortic stenosis and insufficiency.

  • To learn more about the treatment of aortic stenosis, click here.
  • To learn more about the treatment of aortic insufficiency, click here.

Contact Information

Cardiovascular Medicine
Division of the CardioVascular Institute
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-8800

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