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Cardiologist Cape Coral FL

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Subhash Kshetrapal, MD
(239) 574-3303
708 Del Prado Boulevard South South
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: S M S Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Horace Putnam Dansby III, MD
(239) 433-8862
1435 SE 8th Ter
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1965

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Thomas Henry Kreulen, MD
(941) 433-8888
1200 El Dorado Pkwy W
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1963

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Eric Dale Rosenkrantz
(239) 540-4500
643 Cape Coral Pkwy E
Cape Coral, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Arthur Muller
(239) 938-2000
1550 Barkley Cir
Fort Myers, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Paul Anthony Hanna, MD
(239) 433-8888
708 del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1994

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Florentino P Palmon, MD
(202) 723-7389
1109 del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1954

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Thanh Ha Duong, MD
(239) 945-4225
643 Cape Coral Pkwy E
Cape Coral, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1991

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Richard Israel Gelb, MD
(412) 429-8840
1550 Barkley Cr
Fort Myers, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kenneth Michael Towe, MD
(941) 938-2000
1550 Barkley Cir
Fort Myers, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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