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Cardiologist Mentor OH

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Mohamed Bashar Mamlouk
(440) 257-9092
7915 Munson Rd Ste 3
Mentor On The Lake, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Constance Marie Judge, MD
(440) 951-7550
7200 Center St Ste 200
Mentor, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1992

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Roger G Espinosa
(440) 352-4956
124 Liberty St
Painesville, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Chetan P Patel
(440) 352-4956
124 Liberty St
Painesville, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark E Angel
(440) 942-5400
36100 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Cardiology

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Bertram Hughes Cochran, MD
(440) 255-3435
8224 Mentor Ave
Mentor, OH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Lake East Hospital, Painesville, Oh; Euclid Hosp, Euclid, Oh

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Roger G Espinosa, MD
(440) 352-4956
124 Liberty St
Painesville, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ahmad Banna
(440) 352-4956
124 Liberty St
Painesville, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kamal Sodi Riad
(440) 951-8360
36100 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Aaron E Feldman
(440) 942-5400
36100 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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