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Cardiologist Palm Harbor 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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Norman Stewart Abbott, MD
(727) 787-4875
2626 Tampa Rd Ste 104
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Este (Uce), Esc De Med, San Pedro De MacOris
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Mease Hosp -Dunedin, Dunedin, Fl; Helen Ellis Mem Hosp, Tarpon Spgs, Fl
Group Practice: Palm's Heart Ctr

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Rene Eduardo Kunhardt, MD
(727) 817-0434
3890 Tampa Rd Ste 407
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac'L Pedro Henriquez Urena, Esc De Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep
Graduation Year: 1977

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Juan C Vila, MD
(727) 817-0434
3890 Tampa Rd Ste 407
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1991

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James I Thompson, MD, FACC
1770 Lago Vista Blvd
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Seyed-Taher Parvizi, MD
(727) 789-3131
2167 Pinnacle Cir N
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ruprecht-Karl-Univ, Med Fak, Heidelberg, Germany (407-10 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1986

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Carlos Juan Bayron, MD
(727) 817-0434
3890 Tampa Rd Ste 407
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1980

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Harry Bayron, MD
(561) 844-9858
3890 Tamps Rd Sutie 407
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Good Samaritan Med Ctr, West Palm Bch, Fl; St Marys Med Ctr, West Palm Bch, Fl; Palms West Hosp, Loxahatchee, Fl
Group Practice: Associates IN Pediatric Card

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Norman Stwart Abbott
(727) 787-4875
2626 Tampa Rd
Palm Harbor, FL
Specialty
Cardiology

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David Lebo Taylor, MD
(727) 772-6005
Oldsmar, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1955

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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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