Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Rupture of the Chordae of the Posterior Mitral Leaflet

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi


A 26-year-old woman presented with dyspnea on exertion (functional class III) of recent duration. She was a known case of aortic regurgitation since 13 years old and had delivered one child 2 years previously without complications. Transthoracic echocardiography showed severe left ventricular dilation and normal systolic function. The left ventricular ejection fraction was about 55 %.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
    • 1
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EchocardiographyTehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Heart CentreTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of EchocardiographyKowsar HospitalShirazIran

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