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Cardiologist Lowell MA

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Jerold M Weiner
(978) 452-7000
33 Bartlett St
Lowell, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lincoln Norman Pinsky, MD
(508) 452-9700
275 Varnum Ave Ste 201
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Ma
Group Practice: Riverside Medical Group

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David A Malins
(978) 452-7000
33 Bartlett St
Lowell, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lincoln N Pinsky
(978) 452-9700
275 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Alan Malins, MD
33 Bartlett St Ste 206
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jerold Michael Weiner, MD
(978) 452-7000
33 Bartlett St
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1968

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Henry Richard P Lyle, MD
(978) 452-9700
275 Varnum Ave Ste 201
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1980

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Stephen Joseph Travers, MD
(978) 452-7000
33 Bartlett St
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dr.Jerold Weiner
33 Bartlett St # 206
Lowell, MA
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Henry R p Lyle
(978) 452-9700
275 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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