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Cardiologist Oak Harbor WA

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Herbert B McDonald, MD, FACC
(360) 678-4540
PO Box 487
Coupeville, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Hampton Jones, MD
1211 24th St
Anacortes, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1997

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Peter C Sodt, MD, FACC
(847) 884-1212
PO Box 43
Stanwood, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert C K Riggins, MD, FACC
(360) 468-3435
PO Box 132
Lopez Island, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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Theodore D Hegg, MD
(360) 336-9757
9367 Reef Point Ln
La Conner, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1970

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Paula Ruth Marmont, MD
(425) 879-5000
620 300th St NW
Stanwood, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert C K Riggins, MD
PO Box 132
Lopez Island, WA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Sur
Graduation Year: 1961

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