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Cardiologist Saint George UT

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Mary Ann McDonnell, MD
(801) 628-3636
63 S 300 E Ste 101
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1972

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Lynn R Nimer, MD
(435) 628-4018
63 S 300 E Ste 101
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1987

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John H Jentzer
(435) 251-2500
1380 E Medical Center Dr
St George, UT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gary Vern Petersen, MD
(435) 634-4283
736 S 900 E Ste 108
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1969

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Gregory Dodson Price, MD
(435) 634-4283
736 S 900 E Ste 108
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1986

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Lynn R Nimer
(435) 251-2150
1380 E Medical Center Dr
Saint George, UT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Keshav Chander
(435) 251-2500
1380 E Medical Center Dr
St George, UT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mian Ahmed Hasan, MD
(435) 652-1428
2312 Stone Crest Way
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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Mark William Pulsipher
(435) 251-2500
1380 E Medical Center Dr
St George, UT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Kory U Woodbury
(435) 251-2700
1380 E Medical Center Dr
St George, UT
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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