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Cardiologist Pocatello ID

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Lloyd Stanford Call, MD
(801) 234-2001
1352 E Center St
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1945
Hospital
Hospital: Pocatello Reg Med Ctr, Pocatello, Id
Group Practice: Pocatello Cardiology Assoc

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Douglas Kent Boehm, MD
(208) 234-2001
3595 Summit Dr
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1977

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Lynn Hunter Anderson, MD
(208) 233-6995
PO Box 4884
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1949
Hospital
Hospital: Bannock Reg Med Ctr, Pocatello, Id; Pocatello Reg Med Ctr, Pocatello, Id

Data Provided By:
Lee P Enright, MD, FACC
(208) 726-5737
PO Box 1314
Sun Valley, ID
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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David N Sim
(208) 376-8666
6014 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Benjamin Flandro Call, MD
(208) 234-2003
1352 E Center St
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Pocatello Reg Med Ctr, Pocatello, Id
Group Practice: Pocatello Cardiology Assoc

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Pawel A Abraszewski, MD
(208) 234-2001
PO Box 6042
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Murali N Bathina
(208) 454-6363
315 E Elm Street
Caldwell, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Graham Kevin Wetherley, MD
(208) 322-1686
900 N Liberty St Ste 302
Boise, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Reg Medctr, Boise, Id; St Alphonsus Reg Med Ctr, Boise, Id
Group Practice: Treasure Valley Cardiology

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Robert L Holman
(208) 263-2505
606 N 3rd Ave
Sandpoint, ID
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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