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Review Article

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and Ascending Aortic Aneurysms: Gaps in Knowledge

Figure 6

(a) Intraoperative photograph demonstrating the bicuspid aortic valve in situ with the raphe between the left- and right-coronary cusps. (b) Intraoperative photograph demonstrating the results of the valve sparing aortic root replacement using the reimplantation technique. The free margin of the conjoined cusp was plicated and the free margin of the nonconjoined cusp underwent a triangular resection.

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