Bicuspid aortic valve is the most common congenital abnormality affecting the aortic valve and aorta and is found in 1% to 2% of the population. Nine percent of patients have family members who also have bicuspid aortic valves.1
1 Hiratzka LF, Bakris GL, Beckman JA, et al. 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease: Executive Summary. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(14):1509-1544. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2010.02.010.