Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease

A heart murmur may not always point to a serious medical condition. This video explains what a heart murmur is and why medical treatment may be needed.

The first indication of a murmur is usually an abnormal sound coming from the heart. If a doctor notices a clicking or whooshing noise, he may determine that a patient has a heart murmur. In some instances, no further action is required to correct the problem. Should the murmur reveal a narrowing of a heart valve or valve regurgitation, treatment may be recommended to remedy it.

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center in Las Vegas offers cardiovascular treatment options for a range of heart problems. For more information on the services our heart hospital provides, call (702) 233-5300. Patients with urgent heart conditions can use our iTriage Symptom Checker before arriving at our emergency care center.

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