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Cardiologist Largo 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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Myron W Wheat, MD, FACC
PO Box 136
Largo, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Frederick Norris
(727) 587-6999
1345 W Bay Dr
Largo, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Jeff Peter Steinhoff, MD
(727) 723-6535
1200 Country Club Dr Apt 5206
Largo, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1998

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Ronald L Walsh
(727) 489-5400
1345 W Bay Dr
Largo, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Clifford Marshall, DO
(813) 397-3610
11200 Seminole Blvd
Seminole, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1982

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Stanley Sylvester Moles, MD
(813) 581-6984
1345 W Bay Dr Ste 301
Largo, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1959

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Jeff Steinhoff
(727) 489-5400
1345 W Bay Dr
Largo, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Donald R Eubanks, MD
(813) 586-0021
302 Buttonwood Ln
Largo, FL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans,
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jeff P Steinhoff, MD
(727) 581-3550
1345 W Bay Dr Ste 101
Largo, FL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, Piscataway
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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