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Cardiologist Bristol RI

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Lauralyn Cannistra
(401) 729-2175
111 Brewster St.
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Zia Uddin Kidwai, MD
289 Pleasant St Ste 301
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1987

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Stephen Dehn Zuehlke, MD
(508) 679-7376
289 Pleasant St # 301
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Annes Hospital, Fall River, Ma
Group Practice: Prima Care Administration

Data Provided By:
Andrew Anthony Nowak, MD
(401) 793-4104
6 Grant St
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Patrick James Curran, MD
(617) 489-8096
14 Annawamscutt Rd
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1994

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Wajid Baig, MD
(508) 675-0369
20 Great Rd
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi,
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Bassem Nasser, MD
(508) 677-0700
289 Pleasant St Ste 301
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1974

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Frank Capizzo
(401) 247-0916
147 County Rd
Barrington, RI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Christopher A Abadi, MD
(401) 849-9042
3 Little Ln
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Bassem Nasser
(508) 679-9955
289 Pleasant St
Fall River, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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