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Cardiologist Miami FL

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Stephen M Mallon, MD
(305) 585-5530
1611 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL
Business
University of Miami Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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Wayne M Pollak, MD
(954) 965-4900
20950 NE 27th Ct
Aventura, FL
Business
Cardiovascular Consultants of South Florida
Specialties
Cardiology

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Antonio Higinio Marquez
(305) 261-6855
701 Nw 57th Ave Ste 350
Miami, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Angel U De La Torre, MD
41 NW 69th Ave
Miami, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1949

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Antonio C De Leon, MD
(918) 744-2875
351 NW 42nd Ave
Miami, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1956

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Rick Fraga, MD
(305) 273-5511
11400 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL
Business
Cardio-Thoracic Partners
Specialties
Cardiology

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Roberto Pedro Barcala, MD
(305) 444-1210
4210 NW 4th St
Miami, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Coral Gables Hosp, Coral Gables, Fl
Group Practice: Dianna Andraei Corp

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Francisco J Cuello, MD
(305) 541-8600
351 North West Le Jeune Road 42nd Avenue South
Miami, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1960

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Max R Pazos
(305) 665-3129
5040 Nw 7 St
Miami, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Antonio R Barquet
(305) 649-3733
351 Nw Lejeune Rd
Miami, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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