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Unicuspid aortic valves are no bicuspid aortic valves -- It's time to retire the Sievers-classification
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  • Jama Jahanyar,
  • Laurent de Kerchove,
  • Peter I. Tsai,
  • Sameh Said,
  • Gebrine Elkhoury
Jama Jahanyar
Queen's Medical Center Queen's Heart

Corresponding Author:jjahanyar@gmail.com

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Laurent de Kerchove
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc Departement de chirurgie et services associes
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Peter I. Tsai
Queen's Medical Center Queen's Heart
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Sameh Said
Westchester Medical Center
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Gebrine Elkhoury
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc Departement de chirurgie et services associes
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Abstract

A general misconception that unicuspid aortic valves (UAV) are just a subtype of bicuspid aortic valves (BAV) has now been perpetuated in the medical and surgical community for nearly two decades[1](#ref-0001), and there is no end in sight.
10 Oct 2022Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
11 Oct 2022Assigned to Editor
11 Oct 2022Submission Checks Completed
11 Oct 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Oct 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
02 Nov 2022Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 10.1111/jocs.17091