Sinus of Valsalva Dimension

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Data Acquisition

Sinus of Valsalva

Formulas

< 20 yrs:Sinus of Valsalva  =  1.02 + 0.98 x BSA
20-39 yrs:Sinus of Valsalva  =  0.97 + 1.12 x BSA
> 40 yrs:Sinus of Valsalva  =  1.92 + 0.74 x BSA

Definitions

BSABody surface area using the Mosteller formula

Reference

1.Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Kramer-Fox R, O’Loughlin J. Two-dimensional echocardiographic aortic root dimensions in normal children and adults. Am J Cardiol 1989;64:507-12. Abstract

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