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Mustafa Ahmed MD

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

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

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Expert opinions on cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases

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2015-08-26 calcific aortic stenosis:

Hi Sherry,  If you are a neurologist, you should know that medications will not reverse calcific aortic stenosis. Treatment with a valve replacement becomes necessary if there is a significant gradient

2015-08-22 Heart Scans:

Hi Deborah,  The calcium score has limited value other than demonstrating calcium, but if zero it is very unlikely you have Coronary Artery Disease. That said it is not a very useful test in my mind.

2015-08-11 Echo results:

Hi Susan,  Please read this:  http://www.cardiachealth.org/premature-ventricular-contractions-pvcs  As you'll read, in patients with an otherwise normal heart, PVCs are not dangerous. Your mitral valve

2015-08-11 need answers so i can ask my doctor some questions, he doesn't talk much:

Hi Tod,     Yes, the vessels that have made the new channels are known as collaterals and they can be seen on the angiogram. Collaterals can be very effective.     This is a form of coronary artery disease

2015-08-09 lupus and recent echo:

Hi Dana, http://myheart.net/articles/    The findings on your echocardiogram are not particularly of concern. The valve regurgitation you have is an entirely normal finding. Your RVSP is not in a concerning

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