HolisticOnLine  Discover the Best!   

Comprehensive information about your health. Features conventional, alternative, integrative, and mind-body medicine.  
Holisticonline.com  gives you choices for your health,
naturally. (sm)  

Cardiologist Henderson NV

Local resource for Cardiologist in Henderson. Find addresses and phone numbers of business and services that provide access to Cardiologist in Henderson, NV.

Kingshuk Sharma, MD
(701) 662-2157
595 S Green Valley Pkwy Apt 2122
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dhaka Med Coll, Dhaka Univ, Bangladesh (704-03 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided By:
Pamela Alice Ivey, MD
(702) 731-8224
52 Quail Run Rd
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Charles Allen Rhodes, MD
(702) 731-8224
2300 Corporate Cir Ste 100
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided By:
Sanjay Vohra
(702) 564-9898
8965 S Pecos Rd
Henderson, NV
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Lynda Tirao, MD
(702) 733-9300
1701 N Green Valley Pkwy Ste 8
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided By:
Carlos Cesar Emanuel, MD
(702) 384-0022
1798 Mezza Ct
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Prog Acad De Med, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
Ross Michael Tonkens, MD
(919) 998-2396
6301 Mountain Vista St
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided By:
Michael Paul Sawaya Jr, MD
(702) 731-8224
2300 Corporate Cir Ste 100
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1968

Data Provided By:
Alan David Steljes
(702) 492-1450
100 N Green Valley Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Dr.Sanjay Vohra
(702) 564-9898
8965 S Pecos Rd # 12A
Henderson, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Holisticonline.com

Holisticonline.com is developed and maintained by ICBS, Inc.
Send mail to: info@holisticonline.com with comments about this web site.
Copyright © 1998-2011 ICBS, Inc. Terms of Use
All Rights Reserved.