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Cardiologist Mount Vernon WA

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Robert Bruce Stewart, MD
(360) 336-9757
819 S 13th St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Island Hospital, Anacortes, Wa; Skagit Vly Hosp, Mount Vernon, Wa
Group Practice: Pacific Northwest Cardiology

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Richard E Gubner
(360) 336-9757
307 S 13th St Ste 300
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Jeffrey E Feld
(360) 336-9757
307 S 13th St Ste 300
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Robert B Stewart
(360) 336-9757
307 S 13th Street
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Jeffrey Ellis Feld, MD
(802) 775-6430
23307 Calvary Way
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Richard Edwin Gubner, MD
(360) 336-9757
17766 Sahale Dr
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hlth Sys Northwest, Everett, Wa
Group Practice: Pacific Northwest Cardiology

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Kamol Lohavanichbutr
(360) 336-9757
307 S 13th St Ste 300
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Theodore D Hegg
(360) 336-9757
307 S 13th St Ste 300
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Kamol Lohavanichbutr, MD
(701) 530-7500
819 S 13th St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Ramathibodi Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Alexius Med Ctr, Bismarck, Nd
Group Practice: Heart & Lung Clinic

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Duncan Thomas Landreth, MD
(206) 336-9757
819 S 13th St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Island Hospital, Anacortes, Wa; Skagit Vly Hosp, Mount Vernon, Wa
Group Practice: Pacific Northwest 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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