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Aorta size

Hi, What are a  normal limits of Aorta(at leaflet-cm), Aorta and Aortic root in cm for a 45 year old man? What is the difference between Aorta(at leaflets) and Aorta?Thank you.Bob
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Dear bob,

Echo typically standardizes measurements of the aorta in cross section by measureing at the leaflets.  this is where the leaflets attach to the aorta  a typical measurementfor the aorta at this level is less than 4.

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