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Cardiologist Santa Maria CA

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Bruce A Ourieff
(805) 922-5749
821 E Chapel St Ste 201
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Kishor D Popat
(805) 922-6990
1505 Shepard Dr
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Ram Komarlu Setty, MD
(805) 928-5767
206 S Stratford Ave
Santa Maria, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1961

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Daniel C Du Coffe, MD
(805) 928-4453
801 E Chapel St Ste 3
Santa Maria, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1975

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Barry John Coughlin, MD
(805) 735-7771
136 N 3rd St
Lompoc, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Lompoc Healthcare District, Lompoc, Ca
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Center-Lompoc

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Bruce Arthur Ourieff, MD
(805) 922-5749
821 E Chapel St Ste 201
Santa Maria, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Good Samaritan Hosp, Los Angeles, Ca; Marian Med Ctr, Santa Maria, Ca
Group Practice: Bruce A Ouieff Inc

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Samir Naran Bhatt, MD
(805) 739-3966
116 S Palisade Dr Ste 200
Santa Maria, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1989

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Pedro A Diaz
(805) 928-5707
206 S Stratford Ave
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Barry John Coughlin
(805) 735-7771
136 North Third St Ste 1
Lompoc, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter Alan Thom, MD
(805) 481-4202
405 Traffic Way Ste A
Arroyo Grande, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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