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Cardiologist Coventry 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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Adam F Niedelman, MD
(401) 350-9546
19 Benjamin Reynolds Rd
West Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jennifer Flynn Jarbeau, MD
(401) 334-1281
70 McPartland Way
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1998

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Brian G Abbott
(401) 886-7590
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John Cava, MD
(401) 723-1210
100 Fox Run
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1987

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Wen-Chih Wu, MD, FACC
(401) 273-7100
11 Alexander Dr
West Warwick, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Richard Mancini, MD
(401) 421-5025
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Edward C Keating
(401) 886-7590
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Brian Gregory Abbott, MD
(401) 886-7590
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Adam F Niedelman
(401) 886-7590
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
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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