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Cardiologist Sandpoint ID

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Robert Lewis Holman, MD
(208) 263-2505
606 N 3rd Ave Ste 203
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Robert Holman
(208) 263-2505
606 North 3rd Avenue #102
Sandpoint, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Kenneth M Eyer, MD
(208) 263-1287
369 Old Sawmill Rd
Sagle, ID
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1954

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Anita E Robinson
(208) 765-4440
1607 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Campbell Stuesse
(208) 345-6545
333 N 1st St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Robert L Holman
(208) 263-2505
606 N 3rd Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ronald D Jenkins
(208) 263-2505
606 N 3rd Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Reed J Harris
(208) 734-4880
414 Shoup Ave W
Twin Falls, ID
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Charles Einar Eiriksson
(208) 336-4141
300 E Jeffreson
Boise, ID
Specialty
Cardiology

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Lee Walter Gould
(208) 746-2038
307 St. John'S Way
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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