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Cardiologist Norwalk CA

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Sami M Shoukair, MD
(714) 523-7122
5471 La Palma Ave
La Palma, CA
Business
H Mark Fatemi & Sami M Shoukair MDs
Specialties
Cardiology

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Prakashchandra T Patel, MD
(323) 226-4597
12005 Hermosura St
Norwalk, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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F Jerry Floro, MD
(562) 904-8144
17821 Pioneer Blvd
Artesia, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978

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Harvinder Sahota, MD
(562) 804-3481
9810 Park St
Bellflower, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Naheed Olsen, MD
(562) 461-4677
9400 Rosecrans Ave
Bellflower, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1994

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Watson A Desa, MD
11401 Bloomfield Ave
Norwalk, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Armed Forces Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Nathapet Srinivasan
(951) 244-4147
13100 Studebaker Rd
Norwalk, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Paul Harutaka Yoshino, MD
(504) 588-5152
11411 Brookshire Ave Ste 403
Downey, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1988

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Anh Minh Duong, MD
(562) 461-6411
9400 Rosecrans Ave
Bellflower, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1991

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Pramod Multani
(562) 923-1211
8333 Iowa St Ste 200
Downey, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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