Bicuspid Aortic Valve: Spectrum of Imaging Findings at Cardiac MDCT and Cardiovascular MRI
AJR:198, January 2012
Sung Min Ko, Meong Gun Song, Hweung Kon Hwang
OBJECTIVE. Cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI have become widely used for the evaluation of cardiovascular disease, including aortic valve disease. The purpose of this article is to present the cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI findings of bicuspid aortic valve, its various complications, and other congenital cardiovascular malformations.
CONCLUSION. Radiologists should be aware of the clinical significance and the varied appearance of bicuspid aortic valve at cardiac MDCT and cardiovascular MRI.