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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 478259, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/478259
Review Article

Relation of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphology to the Dilatation Pattern of the Proximal Aorta: Focus on the Transvalvular Flow

1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Central Clinic Bad Berka, Robert-Koch-Allee 9, 99437 Bad Berka, Germany
2Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, Strümpellstr. 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany

Received 11 March 2012; Revised 30 May 2012; Accepted 31 May 2012

Academic Editor: Adrian H. Chester

Copyright © 2012 Evaldas Girdauskas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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