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Cardiologist Dunedin FL

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Blaine Heric, MD
(727) 446-2273
455 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL
Business
Cardiac Surgical Associates
Specialties
Cardiology

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A-Hadi Ismail Hakki, MD
(727) 734-6207
601 Main St Ste 200
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mosul, Coll Of Med, Mosul, Iraq
Graduation Year: 1970

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Patrice Ann Moreno, MD
(727) 734-6787
601 Main St Ste 208
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1978

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Lee H Shields, MD, FACC
(727) 797-3689
2345 Colonial Ct
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Abdul Hamid Ismail Hakki, MD
(727) 441-8200
601 Main St
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Baghdad, Coll Of Med, Baghdad, Iraq
Graduation Year: 1969

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Kenneth C Sabatino, MD
(727) 445-1992
115 Shore Dr
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1991

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Raymond Danl Hansen, MD
(813) 736-2513
1972 Bayshore Blvd
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1968

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Patrice A Moreno
(727) 734-6787
601 Main St
Dunedin, FL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Raymond Danl Hansen Jr, MD
(727) 736-2513
1972 Bayshore Blvd
Dunedin, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Mease Hosp -Dunedin, Dunedin, Fl

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Reynaldo F Mulingtapang, MD
(813) 259-0663
2883 Knollwood Ct
Clearwater, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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