What Are the Possible Implications of Mild to Moderate Heart Valve Leakage?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 10:06:08 PM ET

There are four valves in the heart, and the possible consequences of leakage in each one are slightly different, notes WebMD. Mild to moderate leakage in a heart valve does not usually require surgery and is treated with medication and close monitoring, says Cleveland Clinic Florida.