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Cardiologist Grants Pass OR

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Bradley PersonIus
(541) 474-2245
520 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bradley Earl Personius, MD
(541) 472-7800
195 Serenity Ln
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Rogue Valley Med Ctr, Medford, Or; Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or; Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or
Group Practice: Cardiology Consultants

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Paul Craig Droukas
(503) 418-5750
707 Sw Gaines St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Mark Thomas Hattenhauer
(503) 494-8750
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Janice L Frost
(541) 753-9497
410 Nw Walnut Blvd
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Bradley Personious
(541) 472-7800
520 SW Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Sandeep Garg, MD
(503) 692-0405
19260 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR
Business
Pacific Heart Associates PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Daniel James Bailly
(503) 585-5585
885 Mission St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Robin Winkler
(503) 371-4044
875 Oak St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Richard Alan Schaefer, MD
(541) 608-5600
520 Medical Center Dr Ste 100
Medford, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Rogue Valley Med Ctr, Medford, Or
Group Practice: Cardiology Consultants

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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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