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Cardiologist Lewiston ID

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Lee Walter Gould, MD
(208) 746-2038
307 St John's Way Ste 114
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Reg Med Ctr, Lewiston, Id
Group Practice: Lewiston Medical Ctr

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Michael N Whisenant
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th St Grade
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Wolfgang J.t. Spyra
(208) 676-9913
700 W Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Franklin Oakes
(208) 343-7940
287 W Jefferson St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Douglas Kent Boehm, MD
(208) 234-2001
3595 Summit Dr
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1977

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Lee Walter Gould
(208) 746-2038
307 St. John'S Way
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark G Parent
(208) 322-1680
6140 W Curtisian
Boise, ID
Specialty
Cardiology

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Donald Kenneth Stott, MD
(208) 938-4553
1591 S River Grove Way
Eagle, ID
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Reg Medctr, Boise, Id
Group Practice: Boise Heart Clinic PA

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Wayne Edgar Wright, MD
(208) 734-4880
414 Shoup Ave W
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1970

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Melvin Eric Carter, MD
(208) 336-4141
3071 N Sunny Meadow Ln
Eagle, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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