Dr. Listening to Heart

Sports Beat: Is Your Heart Murmur Serious? (Video)

Tags: arrhythmias, athletes, heart murmur, heart video, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sports, sports cardiology, sudden cardiac death, video

Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.

Blue stethoscope

What Your Doc Listens for in the Stethoscope

Tags: congenital heart defect, heart murmur, stethoscope

Stethoscopes have been around since 1816, and they’re still a powerful tool for checking heart health. Find out what your heart can tell your doctor during this simple exam.


Back On the Ice (Video)

Tags: abnormal heart beat, aortic aneurysm, heart murmur, heart videos, minimally invasive surgery, patient story, video

NHL hockey player turned coach, Teppo Numminen, bounced back after a heart condition took him off the ice in 2007. To this day he uses the experience of his surgery to coach his team.