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Cardiologist Commerce City CO

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Carlos Arturo Mendoza, MD
(303) 427-1503
9141 Grant St Ste 130
Denver, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1976

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Carlos A Mendoza
(303) 427-1503
9141 Grant St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Adam S Betkowski, MD
(303) 764-4830
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Med, Univ Jagiellonski, Krakow, Poland
Graduation Year: 1987

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Albert Tseng
(303) 743-5855
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Julie P Sutherland
(303) 338-3800
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Anthony Haffey, DO
(303) 252-0104
9141 Grant St Ste 140
Denver, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977

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Thomas A Haffey
(303) 252-0104
9141 Grant St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark A Ammons
(303) 832-6165
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Robert Podolak
(303) 861-3402
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Christopher Anthony Lang, MD
(303) 861-3343
Kaiser Permanente Cardiology 2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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