By Adam Pick on September 10, 2008
According to reports, aortic valve stenosis is relatively common problem effecting 2% of people over the age of 65, 3% of people over the age of 75, and 4% of people over the age of 85. One of the major causes of stenosis is the calcification of the aortic heart valve. This is especially likely to occur in people with a bicuspid aortic valve, but also occurs as a result of age-induced ‘wear and tear’.
By Adam Pick on June 11, 2008
There never seems to be a shortage of inspirational emails waiting for me in my inbox.
By Adam Pick on September 1, 2007
I spent the first 33 years of my life with a heart murmur resulting from a congential heart disorder known as a bicuspid aortic valve.