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Cardiologist Diamond Bar CA

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Sami M Shoukair, MD
(714) 523-7122
5471 La Palma Ave
La Palma, CA
Business
H Mark Fatemi & Sami M Shoukair MDs
Specialties
Cardiology

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Jenchen Yang, MD, PHD, FACC
(909) 396-8228
654 N Diamond Bar Blvd
Diamond Bar, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Yong Hun Charles Suh, MD
(714) 446-7800
Rowland Heights, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert H Chaney, MD
(909) 629-0184
1890 Westwood Pl
Pomona, CA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1951

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Thomas Michael Dougherty
(714) 990-0911
400 W Central Ave
Brea, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jenchen Yang
(909) 396-8228
654 N Diamond Bar Blvd
Diamond Bar, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gordon Kent Leung, MD
(214) 289-3371
2350 Routh Dr
Rowland Heights, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1995

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Ting Kwan Wong Lin, MD
(626) 854-2020
18725 Gale Ave Ste 140
City of Industry, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: West China Union Univ Coll Of Med And Dentistry, Chengtu, Szechuan
Graduation Year: 1950

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Frank Kim, MD
(323) 783-7821
1322 E Badillo St
Covina, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1998

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Kamini Pruthi, MD
Covina, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: G R Med Coll, Jiwaji Univ, Gwalior, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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