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Cardiologist Puyallup WA

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Robert Anthony Puntel, MD
Puyallup, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1989

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Barbara Guller, MD
(206) 535-5126
17404 49th Avenue Ct E
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Zurich, Med Fak, Zurich, Switzerland
Graduation Year: 1957

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Robert James Corliss, MD
(608) 259-3545
5814 Graham Ave
Sumner, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1959

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Robert Scott Emerick, MD
(253) 572-7320
1901 S Cedar St Ste 301
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1991

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Patrick John Reagan, MD
(253) 874-1606
33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1972

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Rosemary Pedraza, MD
Puyallup, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1993

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David Thomas Jones, MD
(253) 841-4311
1318 3rd St SE
Puyallup, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1996

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Roberta Sue Stephenson, MD
(253) 594-1000
16925 Spanaway Loop Rd S
Spanaway, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Raju Patel
(253) 857-6144
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Tariq Salam
(253) 572-7320
1901 S Cedar St
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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