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Cardiologist Kahului HI

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Jonathan W Allen
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey Michael Drood, MD
(808) 244-3278
203 Hoohana St Ste 201
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1990

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Benjamin Tiongson Gamboa, MD
(808) 873-0299
53 Puunene Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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Dr.JEFFREY DROOD
(808) 244-3278
1962 East Vineyard Street
Wailuku, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joseph Livingston Gerry, MD
(808) 243-6561
34 Palekaiko Pl
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1973

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James Edward Muto, MD
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Ave Ste 101
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Japanese, Other
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Maui Memorial Center, Wailuku, Hi; Kaiser Foundation Hosp, Honolulu, Hi
Group Practice: Maui Cardiology Ltd

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James E Muto
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dennis W Rowe
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Pamela Ruth Gordon, MD
(313) 822-8193
2200 Main St Ste 300
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1979

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Joseph L Gerry
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, 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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