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Cardiologist Oregon City OR

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Sandeep Garg, MD
(503) 692-0405
19260 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR
Business
Pacific Heart Associates PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Rodney W Connor
(503) 650-6880
1510 Division St
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Henry Byron Garrison, MD
(503) 297-6234
1510 Division St
Oregon City, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1968

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Gary Michael Greenberg, MD
(503) 257-0959
22355 Ponderay Dr
West Linn, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1985

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Richard Strauss
(503) 652-2880
10180 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Cameron Clarence Bangs, MD
(503) 655-5177
728 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Willamette Falls Hospital, Oregon City, Or

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Lee Cordova
(503) 656-5273
1001 Molalla Ave Ste 100
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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George M Edwards
(503) 656-5273
1001 Molalla Ave Ste 100
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Donald P Stutzman
(503) 554-1187
10180 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Cardiology

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Gary Alfred Bergeron, MD
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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