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Cardiologist Honolulu HI

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Atsushi Jim Terakubo
(808) 521-8211
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Raymond Ken Itagaki, MD
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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Hingson M Chun, MD
(808) 522-4222
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: 1987

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Chari Yt Hart
(808) 538-9011
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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Wesley Cox Wakai, MD
(808) 546-0488
1010 S King St Ste 110
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1984

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

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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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