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Cardiologist Revere MA

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David E Schwartz, MD
(978) 927-4110
77 Herrick St
Beverly, MA
Business
The Medical Group Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Nakela L Cook, MD
89 Blomerth St
Malden, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Eugenio I Gonzalez
(617) 387-0473
391 Broadway
Everett, MA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Judith Anne Becker, MD
(617) 638-8605
64 Blomerth St
Malden, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1983

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Steven Fiser, MD
61 Hancock St # 4
Boston, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Laura R Benzaquen
(617) 884-8300
151 Everett Ave
Chelsea, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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John M Carroll
(781) 322-7178
390 Pleasant St
Malden, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Motkar Venkat Reddy, MD
(806) 584-5339
99 Florence St Apt 220
Malden, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Husam Zakaria Ouda, MD
(781) 888-7077
4328 Scotts Mill Ct
Saugus, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: United Arab Emirates Univ, Fac Med & Hlth Sci, Al-Ain, U A E
Graduation Year: 1998

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Richard R Liberthson
(617) 726-8510
8 Hawthorne Pl
Boston, MA
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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