Heart & Cardiology/Expert Profile

Frank J. Pearl, M.D.

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returns 02/20/2017

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

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2017-01-19 Recent Echocardiogram Results:

Mild mitral and tricuspid regurgitation are fairly common and generally not serious. You should continue to maintain normal blood pressure to avoid strain on the heart but no other treatment is generally

2016-09-09 Energy for cardio.:

Increased exercise of both aerobic and weight resistance would be helpful. High triglycerides will lead to fatty liver.  Ask you doctor about starting on Actos which helps fatty liver, sugar and triglycerides

2016-08-25 Taking blood pressure:

The minor change in position should not matter. If there is any question about the adequate control of your BP ask your doctor about a 24 hour BP monitor. Everyone's BP is elevated some of the time. The

2016-08-11 LBBB:

A Left Bundle Branch Block is a problem with the electrical system of the heart. It can cause dysynchrony which can cause a decrease in the ejection fraction. It is not low enough to consider bi-ventricular

2016-07-31 Heart Holter Results:

You were found to have early cerebrovascular disease. You need to optimize your BP and cholesterol profile, keeping your LDL , 70.    You probably also have early coronary disease since it is a systemic


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