The Sievers Classification of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve for the Perioperative Echocardiographer: The Importance of Valve Phenotype for Aortic Valve Repair in the Era of the Functional Aortic Annulus

Clare H. Ridley, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Joseph E. Bavaria, Prakash A. Patel, Jacob T. Gutsche, Ronak Shah, Jared W. Feinman, Stuart J. Weiss, John G. Augoustides

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1142-1151
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016


  • Sievers classification
  • aneurysm
  • annular dilation
  • aortic valve repair
  • bicuspid aortic valve
  • dissection
  • external annuloplasty
  • functional aortic annulus
  • guidelines
  • insufficiency
  • internal annuloplasty
  • raphe
  • stenosis
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • type 0
  • type 1
  • type 2
  • valve-sparing aortic root replacement
  • ventriculo-aortic junction

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