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Cardiologist Lake Elsinore CA

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Neil W Treister
(951) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave
Murrieta, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Ransi M Somaratne
(951) 698-4609
25405 Hancock Ave
Murrieta, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark M Dang
(951) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave
Murrieta, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Ivon N Campo, MD, FACC
(909) 676-7758
37962 Panorama Ct
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Henry Meitein Lo, MD
(909) 698-4000
25405 Hancock Ave Ste 216
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1993

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Brian Andrew Bui, MD
(951) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave Ste 216
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1988

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Frederick Wood
(951) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave
Murrieta, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Neil William Treister, MD
(909) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave Ste 216
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1980

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Mark Minhson Dang, MD
(951) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave Ste 216
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1995

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Ransi M Somaratne, MD, FACC
(909) 698-4600
25405 Hancock Ave Ste 216
Murrieta, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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