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Cardiologist Cranston 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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Dr.Thomas Lanna
(401) 762-3838
1681 Cranston St # E
Cranston, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Landmark Med Ctr -Woonsocket, Woonsocket, Ri
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Patrick Joseph Brannon, MD
(401) 946-1810
725 Reservoir Ave Ste 204
Cranston, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1971

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Eric Eliot Berger, MD
(401) 453-6751
2 Dudley St Ste 360
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1980

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Joseph R Gaeta
(401) 521-1520
235 Plain St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Sajid Siddiq, MD
(401) 464-9751
1681 Cranston St
Cranston, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1983

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Patrick Joseph Brannon
(401) 946-1810
725 Reservoir Ave
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Cardiology

Data Provided By:
David Denofrio, MD
(401) 781-0001
108 Rolfe Sq
Cranston, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Lilian Joventino
(401) 444-3020
2 Dudley St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Cardiology

Data Provided By:
Patricia Anne Rompf, MD
(401) 421-4186
235 Plain St Ste 301
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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