Complications Of Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV)
Complications associated with BAV can be serious and life threatening. This is why diagnosis and ongoing care from a cardiologist is so important for patients with BAV.
Complications of BAV may include:
If you have BAV, you are at risk for experiencing these complications. BAV patients can experience valve dysfunction earlier in life than people with trileaflet aortic valves.
To learn more about BAV treatment options and the Martha and Richard Melman Family Bicuspid Aortic Valve Program, download our guide to BAV or visit Northwestern's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at heart.nm.org.
To schedule an appointment, speak with our BAV nurse coordinator, or request an initial consultation or second opinion, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312‑NM‑HEART (664‑3278).