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Cardiologist Plymouth MA

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Robert E Timberlake
(508) 746-6710
147 Court Street
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lorenz B Cueni, MD
(508) 747-5606
45 Resnik Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Basel, Med Fak, Basel, Switzerland
Graduation Year: 1969

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Robert A Scarlatelli Jr, MD
(508) 746-2900
30 Resnik Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1988

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Donald Moore
(508) 747-1443
10 Cordage Park Cir
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Eric Johnson
(508) 746-0754
45 Resnik Road
Plymouth, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Brian J McManus
(508) 746-7272
110 Long Pond Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen John Doctoroff, MD
(508) 888-4055
23 Fore Ct
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert Eric Olson, MD
(508) 746-7272
110 Long Pond Rd Ste 212
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1962

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Stephen R DuBe
(508) 746-7272
110 Long Pond Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lorenz B Cueni
(508) 747-5606
147 Court Street
Plymouth, MA
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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