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Cardiologist Coos Bay OR

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

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David Edward Oelke
(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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Hugh R Adair, DO
(541) 388-4333
1154 NW Remarkable Dr
Bend, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1993

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Xiaoyan Huang, MD
(503) 215-2300
3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd UHN62
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1995

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

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

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Richard A Crone
(503) 554-1187
1003 Providence Dr
Newberg, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Frederick Sheldon Hakkinen
(503) 620-0721
15298 Sw Royalty Pkwy
Tigard, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Scott Anthony Garvey, MD
(503) 215-2300
507 NE 47th Ave Ste 205
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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