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doctort@cardiachealth.org

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Expert opinions on cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases

Frank J. Pearl, M.D.

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Voluntary Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL. Board certified in cardiovascular disease

Mustafa Ahmed MD

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Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Structural and Valve Disease

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2015-04-28 mri report confusion:

Hi Pkumar,  "Findings suggest inflammatory/ infiltrative cardiomyopathy, most likely due to previous insult of indeterminate etiology" suggests you have a dilated cardiomyopathy:  http://www.cardiachealth

2015-04-27 Lung fluid:

Hi James,  Plavix and Coreg don't treat "fluid in his lungs", and w/o knowing what causes his heart failure I cannot answer you further. Please read this:  http://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/heart-failure

2015-04-23 I need help please:

Hi Dina,  You have a normal heart function. Whether moderately elevated left ventricular diastolic filling pressures are clinically significant I can't tell, but w/o a full consultation I cannot judge

2015-04-19 Tredmil Stress Test:

Hi Kalyan,  A stress test detects whether the heart gets enough blood and is usually done first. An angiogram is usually done after a stress test.  Read this:  http://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-disease-diagnosis/exercise-stress-tests

2015-04-17 Me again HCM concerns:

Hi Den,     From your heart testing, it doesn't appear you have concern for HOCM. That is reassuring. The only time i would seek repeated reassurance is if you have a known family history of the disease

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