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Cardiologist Central Falls 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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Arturo Longobardi, MD
(401) 723-2250
571 Broad St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Napoli, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia 1, Napoli, Italy
Graduation Year: 1955

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Christopher J Luttmann, MD
(401) 228-2020
407 East Ave Ste 130
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Christopher Luttmann
(401) 228-2020
407 East Ave # 130
Pawtucket, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lauralyn Bellini Cannistra
(401) 723-1210
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Gilbert Joseph Altongy, MD
(401) 723-9250
1002 Broad St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Univ Claude-Bernard, Uer De Med Grange Blanche, Lyon, (Lyon I)
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of R I, Pawtucket, Ri; Roger Williams Med Ctr, Providence, Ri

Data Provided By:
Yalakki Gowda
(401) 722-6325
46 Walnut St
Central Falls, RI
Specialty
Cardiology

Data Provided By:
John Cava
(401) 723-1210
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Thomas Edward Noonan
(401) 723-1210
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Jon K Lambrecht
(401) 726-7727
407 East Avenue
Pawtucket, RI
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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