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Cardiologist Downey 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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Kaushal R Tamboli
(562) 869-1511
11480 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Barndt Jr, MD
(562) 923-2230
8201 4th St Ste J
Downey, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1964

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Konstantinos Vlachonassios
(562) 622-9500
11101 La Reina Ave
Downey, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mohammed Khursheed, MD
(562) 868-0481
11401 Patton Rd
Downey, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Lisa Matzer
(818) 840-9200
2121 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA
Business
Lisa Matzer, M.D., a Professional Corporation
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Preventive Health
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Cigna, United, Medicare, Healthcare Partners, Pacific Care, Motion Picture, and many other insurances
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Providence St. Joseph Burbank
Residency Training: Cedars Sinai
Medical School: Yale University, 1988
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Stephen N Berberich, MD
(562) 923-2466
11544 Downey Ave
Downey, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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Pramod Multani, MD
(562) 923-1211
8333 Iowa St Ste 200
Downey, CA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Med Scis, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Downey Reg Med Ctr, Downey, Ca; Coast Plaza Doctors Hosp, Norwalk, Ca; Tri-City Reg Med Ctr, Hawaiian Gdns, Ca
Group Practice: Tri-City Regional Medical Center

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Pramod Multani
(562) 923-1211
8333 Iowa St Ste 200
Downey, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kaushal Ramanlal Tamboli, MD
(310) 869-1511
11411 Brookshire Ave Ste 403
Downey, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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