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Cardiologist Honolulu HI

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Dr.Edward Shen
(808) 587-8200
1380 Lusitana St # 701
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Straub Clinic And Hosp, Honolulu, Hi
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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John Jos Cogan, MD
(808) 536-7327
1329 Lusitana St Ste 707
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1973

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Henry Wah Louie
(808) 531-3311
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Denny L Bales
(808) 521-7402
1380 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Calvin Wong
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St # 601
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Samuel Dacanay
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gregg M Yamada
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Eastman Hastings, MD
(808) 735-4520
1356 Lusitana St Fl 7
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1961

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Inam Ur Rahman
(808) 945-3636
1441 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Sports Medicine

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Hingson M Chun
(808) 522-4222
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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