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Cardiologist Evergreen CO

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Brian Lee Stauffer, MD
(303) 315-0888
808 Rabbit Run Dr
Golden, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1996

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James T Taguchi, MD, FACC
5263 S Cody St
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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David Randall Kinnard, MD
(720) 536-6511
455 Wyoming Cir
Golden, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jerry S Miklin
(720) 284-3900
3655 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Douglas Richard Martel, MD
(720) 284-3900
3655 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 201
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1984

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Robert M Stanzler, MD, FACC
(303) 838-5281
13847 Gordon Ct
Pine, CO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ruchira Garg, MD
(614) 439-3959
6105 W Long Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1997

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Martin Fejka
(720) 284-3900
3655 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Tatiana O Tsvetkova
(720) 284-3900
3655 Lutheran Pkwy
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sheldon Goldberg, MD
(215) 955-6000
4485 Wadsworth Blvd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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