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Cardiologist Brandon FL

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Stephen Wade Mester, MD
(813) 684-6000
404 Vonderburg Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: University Comm Hosp -Carroll, Tampa, Fl
Group Practice: Bay Area Cardiology Assoc

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Stephen W Mester
(813) 684-6000
635 Eichenfeld Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Mary Sue Stonerock
(813) 684-6000
635 Eichenfeld Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Magan Bakarania
(813) 689-1912
320 Oakfield Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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William J Bugni
(813) 684-6000
635 Eichenfeld Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Hoshedar P Tamboli, MD
(813) 684-6000
404 Vonderburg Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Ira L Siegman
(813) 661-7704
278 S Moon Ave
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiac Surgery

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Robert Martin Betzu, MD
404 Vonderburg Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1979

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Saba Thangam
(813) 689-1912
320 Oakfield Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Martin Betzu
(813) 684-6000
635 Eichenfeld Dr
Brandon, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

In restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart resists filling with blood. Hence the amount of blood pumped out by the heart is not sufficient to meet the body's increased need for the energy and nutrients when the person is exercising. But the heart will be able to provide adequate blood when the person is resting. 

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the least common form of cardiomyopathy. It has several similarities  with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Causes of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Cause is usually not known.

1. The heart muscle is gradually replaced by scar tissue.

2. The heart muscle is infiltrated by abnormal material, such as white blood cells.

3. Amyloidosis

4. Sarcoidosis

5. Hemochromatosis- When the body contains excessive amount of iron, it may accumulate in the heart muscle, as in iron overload.

6. A tumor invading the heart tissue.

Symptoms of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

  • Shortness of breath

  • Tissue swelling (edema)

  • Abnormal heart rhythms

  • Palpitations

  • Heat failure

  • Chest pain and fainting - These are less likely than in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    Diagnosis

    Restrictive cardiomyopathy is often one of the suspected causes of heart failure. 
    The diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy is based largely on a physical examination, an electrocardiogram (ECG), and an echocardiogram.

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sometimes used to provide information about the structure of the heart.

    Catheterization of the heart is required to arrive at a precise diagnosis.

    Prognosis

    About 70 percent of people with restrictive cardiomyopathy die within 5 years of when symptoms begin.

    Treatment

    No satisfactory therapy is available.

    Diuretics may actually worsen the condition instead of improving it.

    Drugs normally used in heart failure to reduce the heart's workload may actually reduce the blood pre...

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