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Cardiologist Kaneohe HI

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Michael Yick-Tim Yee, MD
(808) 523-5885
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1983

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John Peter Kristofich, MD
(808) 394-8374
1187 Akumu St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michael Peter Mulreany, MD
(808) 433-6222
212 Hualani St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1991

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Christopher B Mahnke, MD
(808) 780-8835
1 Jarrett White Rd
Tripler Army Medical Ctr, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1996

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Osamu Fukuyama, MD
(808) 538-1125
321 N Kuakini St Ste 504
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Hono
Graduation Year: 1976

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Michael Y.t. Yee
(808) 261-0765
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen J Wallach, MD
(808) 585-5498
Kailua, 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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Elizabeth Anne Johnson, MD
(808) 433-5312
930 Kahili St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1956

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Osamu Fukuyama, MD, FACC
(808) 538-1125
321 N Kuakini St Ste 504
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Derek Kwock-heen Pang
(808) 523-1343
2228 Liliha Street Suite 401
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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