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Cardiologist Kent WA

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Tiong-Keat Yeoh, MD
(206) 215-4545
550 17th Ave
Seattle, WA
Business
Seattle Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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Bert Green, MD
(206) 593-5000
19540 International Blvd Ste 103
Seattle, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1974

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George L Dolack
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Road South
Renton, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Terence Alan Block, MD
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 500
Renton, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1971

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Gerald Steven Lorch, MD
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 500
Renton, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1969

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San Lwai, MD
(206) 251-5110
Kent, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1962

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Terence A Block
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Road South
Renton, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Rajib Choudhury, MD
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Rd S Fl 5
Renton, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gauhati Med Coll, Gauhati Univ, Gauhati, Assam, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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Michael Martin
(425) 251-5110
4011 Talbot Road South
Renton, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephanie G Cooper, MD
(425) 251-5110
4033 Talbot Rd S Ste 500
Renton, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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