Heart Murmurs: When They're Serious
Interview: Marc Gerdisch, MD
Chief, cardiothoracic surgery
St. Francis Heart Center, Indianapolis
A heart murmur may sound benign. After all, how serious is something called a "murmur?"
Sound Medicine's Kathy Miller, MD, talks with a cardiologist who says those murmurs should taken seriously because they can lead to other, more serious, heart problems.
Mark Gerdisch, MD, practices at the St. Francis Heart Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Gerdisch specializes in heart valve surgery.