HEART MURMUR

What is a Heart Murmur?

Heart murmurs are sounds heard during the heart cycle around the heart valves with a stethoscope. This can be innocent or abnormal. 

What Causes a Heart Murmur?

Some causes of a heart murmur are:​

  • Holes in the heart or cardiac shunts

  • Heart valve abnormalities

  • Valve calcification

  • Endocarditis (valve infection)

  • Rheumatic fever  

What is the Treatment for Heart Murmurs?

Appropriate treatment directed depending on the cause.

HeartPlace Plano West has the best cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and vascular surgeons in Plano, TX. 

HEARTPLACE PLANO WEST

6124 West Parker Road
Medical Building 3, Suite 536
Plano, Texas 75093

Phone: 972-378-9560

Fax: 844-290-4363

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

HEARTPLACE ALLEN

1105 Central Expressway North
Medical Building 2, 3rd Floor, Suite 2330

Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 972-649-6511

Fax: 844-290-4360

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

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