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Cardiologist Honolulu HI

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

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Atsushi Terakubo, MD
(808) 521-8211
1329 Lusitana St Ste 409
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1992

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Raymond Ken Itagaki
(808) 531-5448
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Wesley Wakai
(808) 596-0488
1010 S King St # 110
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Edward Leonard Chesne, MD
(808) 521-7402
1380 Lusitana St Ste 1002
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1955

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David John Fergusson, MD
(808) 531-3588
1329 Lusitana St Bldg 2 Ste 504
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1956

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

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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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Dr.Pon-Sang Chan
(808) 591-2118
1314 S King St # 707
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Natl Defense Med Ctr, Taipei
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Coolidge S Wakai, MD
(808) 596-0488
1010 S King St Ste 110
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1953

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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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