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Cardiologist Palm Coast FL

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Melchor Gonzalez
(386) 586-1720
61 Memorial Medical Pkwy
Palm Coast, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Domenic Marini, MD
(386) 586-1820
14 Sederholm Path
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1989

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Thomas Barland Keith, MD
(386) 447-3975
30 Sea Vista Dr
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1964

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Howard Allen Baker III, MD
(904) 797-2902
3100 U S 1 South Ste 3
Saint Augustine, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Howard Baker
(904) 819-9665
300 Health Park Boulevard
Saint Augustine, FL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Robert Christopher Bianco
(386) 446-2305
14 Office Park Drive
Palm Coast, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Robert Christopher Bianco, MD
(904) 446-2305
14 Office Park Dr Ste 1
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Noreste, Esc De Med, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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Herman Lee Price, MD
PO Box 350100
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1966

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Howard A Baker
(904) 810-1045
300 Healthpark Blvd
St Augustine, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Kelsey
(904) 827-0078
201 Healthpark Blvd
St Augustine, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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