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Cardiologist Pueblo CO

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Stephen Donald Mackerrow, MD
(719) 564-1544
459 W 17th St
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1986

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Muryl L Laman, MD
(719) 546-1500
75 Villa Dr
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Med Ctr, Sch Of Med, Kansas C
Graduation Year: 1958

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James Sbarbaro
(719) 564-1544
1925 E Orman Ave
Pueblo, CO
Specialty
Cardiology

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George Douglas Gibson, MD
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A640
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Alan Boerner, MD
(719) 564-1544
1925 E Orman A640
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1978

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Greg Bowman
(719) 545-0663
1600 N Grand Ave
Pueblo, CO
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Michael Hansa
(719) 564-1544
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A640
Pueblo, CO
Specialty
Cardiology

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Thomas C Stjernholm, MD
(719) 564-1544
1925 E Orman Ave Ste 640
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Mary-Corwin Reg Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co
Group Practice: Pueblo Cardiology Assoc

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James Andrew Sbarbaro, MD
(719) 564-1544
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A640
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1973

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Matthew Thomas Sumpter, MD
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A640
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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