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Cardiologist Lake Havasu City AZ

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Saadeh A Saadeh
(928) 505-4661
1851 Mesquite Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology

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Edward J Quinn
(928) 855-5090
1851 Mesquite Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Bashar Markabawi
(928) 505-4442
Ste B1, 1845 McCulloch Boulevard
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Havasu Regional Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Charles M T Jost, MD
(480) 945-4343
6335 East Main St
Mesa, AZ
Business
Southwest Cardiovascular Associates
Specialties
Cardiology

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Thomas A Ritchie, MD
(480) 835-6100
6750 E Baywood Ave Ste 301
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1991

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Gene Stuart Kalin, MD
(928) 855-1016
1840 Mesquite Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1976

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Aliyar Pareed, MD
(928) 505-4406
1840 Mesquite Ave Ste B
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Gandhiji Univ, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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Bashar Jahjah Markabawi, MD
(928) 505-4442
689 Apache Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1991

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Ashish Pershad, M.D.
(602) 307-0070
1331 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Heart and Vascular Center of Arizona
Specialties
Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Complex Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Doctor Information
Residency Training: Health Cleveland, Inc. Fairview General Hospital; Lutheran Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio; Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center; Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
Medical School: Grant Medical School, University of Bombay, India,

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Dr.Nathan Laufer
(602) 307-0070
9305 W Thomas Rd # 270
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Good Samaritan Reg Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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