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Cardiologist Mesa AZ

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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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Edward Perlstein
(480) 835-6100
6750 E Baywood Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Howard Cohen
(480) 641-5400
6116 E Arbor Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert M Siegel
(480) 892-2800
4838 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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Duane W Heinrichs
(480) 835-6100
6750 E Baywood Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Estela Apolinar
(480) 641-5400
6116 E Arbor Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Daniel Einhorn, DO
(480) 890-0240
1134 E University Dr Ste 110
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1976

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Kai-Chun Sung
(480) 835-6100
6750 E Baywood Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
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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