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Trileaflet aortic valve commissural fusion: a rare cause of aortic valve disease and systolic ejection sounds

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    Phonocardiogram and spectrogram of a systolic ejection murmur over the aortic area.

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Correspondence to Alexandros Briasoulis.

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Alexandros Briasoulis and Cardozo Shaun have contributed equally to the preparation of the article.

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Videos 1–2. Trileafet aortic valve commissural fusion morphology assessment with 3D TEE (movie clips 1 & 2) (AVI 210 kb)

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Briasoulis, A., Shaun, C., Rashed, A. et al. Trileaflet aortic valve commissural fusion: a rare cause of aortic valve disease and systolic ejection sounds. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 30, 1265–1266 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-014-0457-1

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Keywords

  • Aortic Valve
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Systolic Ejection