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Cardiologist Beaverton OR

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Sandeep Garg, MD
(503) 692-0405
19260 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR
Business
Pacific Heart Associates PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Aftab Ahmad, MD
(503) 297-1419
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 240
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sn Med Coll, Agra Univ, Agra, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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Roger Cook Osborn, MD
(503) 216-1880
9205 S W Barnes Rd Kaiser Permanente W P 200
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1978

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H Floten
(503) 297-1419
9155 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Viyada Thongouthaithip, MD
(503) 287-8431
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 310
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Natl Taiwan Univ Coll Of Med, Taipei, Taiwan (385-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or

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Foundation Natural Medicine Center
(503) 608-9160
3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Suite 200-D
Beaverton, OR
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Chiropractic, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Darren Randolph Jones
(503) 291-2123
9427 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Cardiology

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William L Simkoff
(503) 297-6234
9427 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Craig Robert Walsh, MD
(503) 297-6234
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 233
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kenton Wayne Gregory, MD
(503) 216-5210
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or; Oregon State Hospital Of Portl, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Oregon Medical Laser Ctr

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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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