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Cardiologist Honolulu HI

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Mark T Grattan
(808) 522-3068
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Chari Y T Hart, MD
(808) 585-5494
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Wesley John Kai, MD
(808) 522-3872
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1979

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Masahiro Mori, MD
(808) 533-0010
1329 Lusitana St Ste 409
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Keio Gijuku Univ, Sch Of Med, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Graduation Year: 1954

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Denny L Bales, MD
(808) 521-7402
1380 Lusitana St Ste 1002
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1978

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Lee Guertler
(808) 232-6739
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Joana H Magno
(808) 537-1118
550 S Beretania
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen J Wallach, MD
(808) 585-5494
1302 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1969

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David Teh Wei Lee, DO
(808) 522-4222
1314 S King St Ste 406
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Honolulu, Hi
Group Practice: Straub Clinic & Hospital

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John P Kristofich
(808) 522-3558
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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