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Cardiologist Gresham OR

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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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Richard Lionel Banner, MD
(503) 235-4278
24900 SE Stark St Ste 103
Gresham, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Legacy Mt Hood Med Ctr, Gresham, Or; Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, Or
Group Practice: Oregon Clinic

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Jerzy Olgierd Giedwoyn, MD
(503) 665-4278
24900 SE Stark St Ste 103
Gresham, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med W Warszawie, Warszawa, Poland
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Legacy Mt Hood Med Ctr, Gresham, Or; Providence Portland Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Oregon Clinic

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Jerzy O Giedwoyn
(503) 665-4278
24900 Se Stark St
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Paul Bhella, MD
(503) 494-1500
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd UHN62
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Darrell R Lockwood
(503) 667-1015
24900 Se Stark St
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Manohar Mulki Punja
(503) 665-4278
24900 Se Stark St
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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John M Custis
(503) 667-1015
24900 Se Stark
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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M Manohar Punja, MD
(503) 235-4278
20442 NE Interlachen
Troutdale, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1965

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Balaji Tamarappoo, MD
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road UHN62
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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