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Cardiologist Poulsbo WA

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Tiong-Keat Yeoh, MD
(206) 215-4545
550 17th Ave
Seattle, WA
Business
Seattle Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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William G Malette, MD, FACC
PO Box 3354
Silverdale, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Stephen Thomas Hubbard, MD
4490 Eagle Harbor Dr NE
Bainbridge Island, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.William Caine
2520 Cherry Avenue
Bremerton, WA
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Michael Gerard Hegewald, MD
(206) 792-2768
2512 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1984

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Hector Julio Hermann, MD
20105 Bue Rund Loop NE
Poulsbo, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1955

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Robert E Ingham, MD
(510) 944-1100
PO Box 1200
Kingston, WA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1970

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David D Tinker
(360) 373-2547
2709 Hemlock St
Bremerton, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Yudthsak Damrongpipatkij
(360) 373-2547
2709 Hemlock St
Bremerton, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Christopher King
(360) 473-0441
2771 Hemlock St
Bremerton, WA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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