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Cardiologist Morrison CO

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Brian Lee Stauffer, MD
(303) 315-0888
808 Rabbit Run Dr
Golden, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ruchira Garg, MD
(614) 439-3959
6105 W Long Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1997

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Harvey Alan Schuchman, MD
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1968

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Karyl M VanBenthuysen
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Drive
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard E Collins
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James T Taguchi, MD, FACC
5263 S Cody St
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William C Choe
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology

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Srikanth A Sundaram
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Dr
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Ira Dauber
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Drive
Littleton, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Harvey A Schuchman
(303) 744-1065
1000 Southpark Drive
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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