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Cardiologist Portland 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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John H McAnulty, MD
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1969

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John Boyd Rush, MD
(503) 790-1234
3233 SW Sherwood Pl
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1962

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Mary Sara Minette, MD
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993

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Diana Rinkevich
(503) 494-8750
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Katie Rebecca Strelich, MD
(503) 257-0959
1323 SE Madison St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1996

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Cecille O Beyl, MD, FACC
(503) 494-2192
4362 SW 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Herbert E Griswold, MD
1209 SW Hessler Dr
Portland, OR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or
Graduation Year: 1943

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Duane Franklin Taylor, MD
(503) 494-8561
PV310 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1961

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Joaquin E Cigarroa, MD, FACC
(503) 494-1500
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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