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Further, while the association of a QAV with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy may be rare (1) it is nonetheless often associated with other congenital heart defects.
Therefore, anyone who is not so familiar with this rare congenital heart defect should keep in mind that the most prevalent hemodynamic abnormality associated with a QAV is aortic regurgitation, often leading to aortic valve repair or replacement (3).
Hurwitz and Roberts (3) described seven different types of QAV depending on the size of the cusps.