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Cardiologist Lebanon OR

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William J Lear
(541) 926-6030
1086 7th Ave Sw
Albany, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Daniel D Mulkey
(541) 926-0393
1086 7th Ave Sw
Albany, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Donald Brand Bowman, MD
(503) 758-2035
34217 Colo Lake Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1957

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William Louis Simkoff, MD
(503) 297-6234
9427 SW Barnes Rd Ste 498
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1975

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Flavian Mark Lupinetti
(541) 732-7850
940 Royal Ave
Medford, OR
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Thomas F Clark
(541) 926-0393
1086 7th Ave Sw
Albany, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Susan A Newcomb
(541) 812-4980
1100 7th Ave Sw
Albany, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Sandeep Garg, MD
(503) 692-0405
19260 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR
Business
Pacific Heart Associates PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Jay Hamilton Chappell, MD
(503) 747-1272
960 16th St Ste 104
Springfield, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1982

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M Manohar Punja, MD
(503) 235-4278
20442 NE Interlachen
Troutdale, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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