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Cardiologist Cave Creek AZ

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Rick Okagawa, MD
(602) 861-1168
PO Box 4707
Cave Creek, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1973

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Tri Minh Nguyen
(623) 879-6000
19636 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology

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John Salvatore Raniolo, DO
(623) 879-6000
19636 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977

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Constantine T Kunelis, MD, FACC
(480) 575-0595
39742 N 103rd Way
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dawn E Jaroszewski
(480) 301-8000
5779 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Anthony Pozun, DO
4338 E Prickly Pear Trl
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1999

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John Salvatore Raniolo
(623) 879-6000
19636 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology

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Gregory Todd Altemose, MD
(480) 342-1398
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1993

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Samuel Eduardo Rivera, MD
(832) 969-7022
6901 E Chauncey Ln Apt 3093
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1985

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Deepak Khosla, MD
(602) 861-1168
1704 W Parnell Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: G R Med Coll, Jiwaji Univ, Gwalior, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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