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If you have a question for a specialist at the CardioVascular Institute (CVI) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, e-mail us.

When does a heart murmur require surgery?


Emily from Portsmouth, RI, asks, "When does a heart murmur require surgery?" Kamal Khabbaz, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the CardioVascular Institute, has the answer.




If someone was born with a hole in their heart, can it be treated?


Dave from Belmont, MA, asks, "If someone is born with a hole in their heart, can it be treated?" Kamal Khabbaz, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the CardioVascular Institute, discusses the options.



Above content provided by the CardioVascular Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For advice about your medical care, consult your doctor.

Posted February 2012

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
888-99-MYCVI
617-632-9777

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