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Cardiologist Sherman Oaks CA

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Lisa Matzer
(818) 840-9200
2121 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA
Business
Lisa Matzer, M.D., a Professional Corporation
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Preventive Health
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Cigna, United, Medicare, Healthcare Partners, Pacific Care, Motion Picture, and many other insurances
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Providence St. Joseph Burbank
Residency Training: Cedars Sinai
Medical School: Yale University, 1988
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Alan Shiener, MD
(818) 501-5686
4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 415
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972

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Jane Helen Frey, MD
(818) 995-3132
4835 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 215
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Roger Chang On, MD
(818) 783-0800
4835 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 114
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
Peter P Koenig
(818) 528-1222
4940 Van Nuys Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Sandra P Fallon MD
(310) 453-4455
2020 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA
Specialties
Cardiology

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Mark Joel Seifert, MD
(702) 384-0022
4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 415
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1989

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Seymour A Hartman, MD, FACC
(818) 986-8193
4529 Sherman Oaks Ave
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided By:
Roman Leibzon
(818) 501-5686
4955 Van Nuys Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA
Specialty
Cardiology

Data Provided By:
Siamak Karimian
(818) 501-5686
4955 Van Nuys Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA
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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