Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital
Caption: Dr. Subodh Verma, a cardiac surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital, said it's becoming increasingly clear that such people with bicuspid aortic valves may also be at a higher risk of developing aortic aneurysms.
Credit: Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital
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