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Cardiologist Redmond 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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Jeffrey P Gress
(425) 883-5151
2700 152nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Douglas Highley, MD
(425) 883-5868
2700 152nd Ave NE
Redmond, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1973

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John R Urbach, MD, FACC
9235 158th Pl NE
Redmond, WA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Simeon A Rubenstein
(425) 883-5151
2700 152nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Louis Zibelli
(425) 883-5151
2700 152nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Ruiyong Yuan, MD
(713) 798-6335
2700 152nd Ave NE
Redmond, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Fourth Military Univ, Shaanxi, China
Graduation Year: 1989

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Louis R Zibelli, MD
(425) 883-5690
2700 152nd Ave NE
Redmond, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1973

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Jeffrey Paul Gress, MD
(215) 345-1900
17239 NE 126th Pl
Redmond, WA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1986

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Robert D Highley
(425) 883-5868
2700 152nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA
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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