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Cardiologist Saugus 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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Salil K Midha
(781) 662-6404
50 Tremont St
Melrose, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lawrence James Moschitto, MD
(781) 338-7150
50 Rowe St
Melrose, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1982

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Carl Joseph Turissini
(781) 979-3440
50 Rowe St
Melrose, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Allen Joseph Criss, MD
50 Rowe St Ste 500
Melrose, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1963

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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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Allen J Criss
(781) 979-3800
50 Rowe St
Melrose, MA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Mohammed Akbarian
(781) 979-3026
585 Lebanon St
Melrose, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Mike Harold Summerer, MD
(781) 979-3000
585 Lebanon St
Melrose, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1977

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Salil Kumar Midha, MD
(781) 662-6404
50 Tremont St Ste 104
Melrose, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pbd Sharma Postgrad Inst M S, M Dayanand Univ, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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