Expand Content

Bicuspid Aortic Valves Video

Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Director of the Center for Aortic Surgery, Director of the Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic - Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Specialties: Adult cardiac surgery, cardio-aortic and aortic surgery, including combined valve and aneurysm surgery, minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve surgery, blood conservation, prevention of stroke and paralysis after aortic surgery, Marfan syndrome, peripheral vascular surgery, Maze procedure, percutaneous valve research. Learn more about Dr. Svensson



Dr. Svensson discusses bicuspid aortic valve. You will learn:

  • What is a bicuspid aortic valve?
  • What can happen if you have a bicuspid aortic valve?
  • What are the symptoms of bicuspid aortic valve disease?
  • What is the treatment of bicuspid aortic valve disease?
  • What are the results of aortic valve surgery?
  • What happens when the aorta is involved with bicuspid aortic valve disease?
  • Types of surgery for aortic valve and aorta involvement.

* Correct measurement and calculations should only be done by a trained cardiologist or cardiovascular surgeon

For more information:

The staff at Cleveland Clinic, the No. 1 heart hospital in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, has prepared a free detailed overview on Aortic Aneurysm and treatment options.

Reviewed: 05/13

Talk to a Nurse: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (ET)

Call a Heart & Vascular Nurse locally 216.445.9288 or toll-free 866.289.6911.

Schedule an Appointment

Toll-free 800.659.7822

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

© Copyright 2015 Cleveland Clinic. All rights reserved.

HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Read the Latest from Our Experts About » cctopics » Heart & Vascular Health
Obese Children Have Greater Risk for Adult Heart Disease
3/27/15 7:00 a.m.
For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglected. It’s important for parents to know there’s l...
by Children's Health Team
Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?
3/26/15 8:07 a.m.
Do you wonder why some smokers develop heart disease, but others don’t? Or how someone who thrives on burgers a...
Heart Patients: 3 Common Medications You May Need to Avoid
3/25/15 8:47 a.m.
If you’re being treated for a heart condition, medicine cabinet staples such as aspirin and ibuprofen may not b...
Should You Take Aspirin If You Are on Blood Thinners? (Video)
3/23/15 8:09 a.m.
Aspirin. It’s one of the oldest drugs in medicine. As it continues to be valuable, we also keep learning ...
Technique Beefs Up Your Heart’s Pumping Power
3/19/15 8:42 a.m.
Our hearts rely on perfectly timed contractions to squeeze and refill an average of 100,000 times a day. When t...