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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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Expert opinions on cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases

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2014-11-20 Concerned about stroke risk:

Hi Dustin,  A CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0.23 is very low: the use/risk of an anti-coagulant needs to be weighed against the risk of stroke. The score says no. Whether you are an exception I don't know and

2014-11-13 echo results:

Hi, http://blog.myheart.net/2014/06/01/leaky-heart-valve-when-the-mitral-valve-fails. http://blog.myheart.net/2013/05/12/mitral-valve-prolapse-part-4-introduction-to-

2014-11-13 Quick Chest Pain During Exercise:

Hi James,     From the symptoms you describe i agree it doesn't sound like a cardiac problem. The reassuring thing is that you are able to complete regular cardio without exertional chest pain or shortness

2014-11-12 can cardiac pain last 3 days:

Hi Matt,  W/o an examination I cannot judge your pain.   These chest pains are unlikely to be caused by your heart but you can calculate your cardiac risks here:  http://www.cardiachealth.org/cardiovascular-health-factors-atherosclerosis-treat

2014-11-12 stress echocardiogram question:

Hi, http://blog.myheart.net/2014/03/17/do-i-need-a-stress-test/  http://blog.myheart.net/2013/05/12/how-often-should-i-have-a-stress-test/      A stress echocardiogram is a good test to detect the presence

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