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Cardiologist Natick MA

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Richard Morris Gottlieb, MD
(508) 647-1600
190 N Main St
Natick, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1967

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Aurobindo Chakraborty, MD
(508) 647-1600
190 N Main St
Natick, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Scb Med Coll, Utkal Univ, Cuttak, Orissa, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Vikas S DeSai
(508) 650-0010
67 Union Street
Natick, MA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dana Stanley Washburn, MD
(508) 875-4811
19 Brookdale Ave
Wellesley, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1988

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Harvey L Goldfine
(508) 875-4811
99 Lincoln St
Framingham, MA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Alla Gregory Zaver, MD
(781) 237-7542
3 Eliot Hill Rd
Natick, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Queensland, Fac Of Med, Herston, Queensland, Australia
Graduation Year: 1949

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Leonard Freder Kaplan
(508) 653-7388
67 Union St
Natick, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Aurobindo Chakraborty
(508) 647-1600
190 N Main St
Natick, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Arthur J Luskin, MD
85 Grove St Apt 201
Wellesley, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10
Graduation Year: 1954

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James D Alderman
(508) 875-4811
99 Lincoln St
Framingham, MA
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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