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Cardiologist Phoenix AZ

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Ashish Pershad, M.D.
(602) 307-0070
1331 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Heart and Vascular Center of Arizona
Specialties
Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Complex Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Doctor Information
Residency Training: Health Cleveland, Inc. Fairview General Hospital; Lutheran Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio; Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center; Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
Medical School: Grant Medical School, University of Bombay, India,

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Mitchell Joshua Ross, MD
(602) 386-1100
500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa
Group Practice: Beth Israel Hospital

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Stephen G Pophal
(602) 406-4000
500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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David Cleveland
(602) 406-6458
500 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Lishan Aklog
(602) 406-6458
500 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Cardiac Surgery

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Martin George Duffey
(602) 200-2323
650 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Ravi Koopot
(602) 406-6458
500 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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John N Nigro
(602) 406-6458
500 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Wazhma Aslamy, MD
(602) 386-1100
500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp & Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
Group Practice: Arizona Cardiology Group Pc St Josephs Office; Phoenix Cardiologists

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Herschel Mayer Richter, MD
(602) 277-5551
7th St & Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1958

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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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