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Cardiologist Cottonwood AZ

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Kumar Lava Ravi, MD
450 S Willard St
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Nitin C Patel
(928) 634-3025
450 S Willard St
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology

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Samuel M Butman
(928) 634-1331
294 W Highway 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bruce William Peek
(928) 634-1331
294 West Hwy 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Gerard Dwyer, MD
(928) 634-1331
294 W Highway 89a Ste 107
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1978

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James Gerard Dwyer
(928) 634-1331
294 W Highway 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Daniel V Lindenstruth, MD
(928) 634-1331
315 S Buckskin Cir
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1964

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Bruce Wm Peek, MD
(928) 634-1331
294 W Highway 89a Ste 107
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Nitin Patel
(928) 634-3025
Ste 115, 450 South Willard Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Daniel V Lindenstruth
(928) 634-1331
294 W Highway 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
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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