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Cardiologist Oakland CA

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Sunye Kwack, MD
(510) 204-1894
2450 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA
Business
Berkeley Pulmonary Medical Group
Specialties
Cardiology

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Martinus J Dyrud, DO
1411 E 31st St
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1998

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Walter Stullman
(510) 437-4323
1411 East 31st St
Oakland, CA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Charles Marshall, MD
(813) 733-4669
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1971

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Stephen Rappel, MD
(510) 522-6313
2070 Clinton Ave
Alameda, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1965

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Walter Seymour Stullman, MD
(510) 437-4272
Highland Genl Hospital 1411 East 31st Street
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964

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A K Simonidis, MD
(415) 893-1661
205 Crocker Ave
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasr El Aini Fac Med Cairo Univ, Cairo (
Graduation Year: 1949

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Pedro Arturo Diaz, MD
(805) 928-5707
5824 College Ave Apt 8
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1969

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Rollington Ferguson
(510) 465-7382
471 27th St
Oakland, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Andrew James Maxwell, MD
(510) 350-8192
6000 Buena Vista Ave
Oakland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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