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Cardiologist Coos Bay OR

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Terrance Bach
(541) 269-0333
1750 Thompson Rd
Coos Bay, OR
Specialty
Cardiology

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Warren Steven Richardson
(541) 267-5151
1900 Woodland Dr
Coos Bay, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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Ulrich Cameron Luft, MD
(650) 723-6661
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd Cardiology UHN62
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 2001

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Jonathan Lindner, MD
(503) 494-8750
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1990

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David Edward Oelke
(541) 267-5151
1900 Woodland Dr
Coos Bay, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Christopher Martin Muller
(541) 267-5151
1900 Woodland Dr
Coos Bay, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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John Winterson Gundry, MD
(541) 484-4332
677 E 12th Ave Ste N400
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Sandra Jean Lewis, MD
(503) 229-7554
2222 NW Lovejoy St Ste 606
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Legacy Good Samaritan Hosp And, Portland, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Portland Cardiovascular Inst

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Kathy Ann Thigpen
(503) 216-1895
9205 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
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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