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Cardiologist West Palm Beach FL

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Barry S Kessler MD
(561) 637-7807
5258 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology

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Floyd A Cohen, MD
(561) 684-5966
5867 Okeechobee Blvd # 202
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1955

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Sidney Morris Richman, MD
(561) 659-9060
1411 N Flagler Dr Ste 7300
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1958

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Robert Dean Chait, MD
(561) 478-1104
1401 Forum Way Ste 300
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1976

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Saul David Rotter, MD
(561) 659-7411
2801 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1936
Hospital
Hospital: Good Samaritan Med Ctr, West Palm Bch, Fl; St Marys Med Ctr, West Palm Bch, Fl
Group Practice: Flagler Medical Assoc

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Thomas Feistmann
(561) 683-8700
5405 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Steven Lee Warshall, MD
(561) 848-2254
4700 N Congress Ave
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1973

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Ellen Beth Rodman, DO
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dennis E Hanney
(561) 848-9797
4700 N Congress Ave
West Palm Beach, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gary S Shifrin
(561) 478-1104
1401 Forum Way
West Palm Beach, 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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