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Cardiologist Springfield OR

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Jay Hamilton Chappell, MD
(503) 747-1272
960 16th St Ste 104
Springfield, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Ramakota Reddy
(541) 484-4332
3311 Riverbend Dr # 300
Springfield, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard Cameron Padgett, MD
(541) 484-4332
677 E 12th Ave Ste N400
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1988

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Daniel Guy Robinhold, MD
(503) 484-1545
3344 Bardell Ave
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1965

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Stephen Lloyd Cook, MD
(541) 484-4332
677 E 12th Ave Ste N400
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1983

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Samuel Lau, MD
(541) 747-1272
960 16th St Ste 16
Springfield, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988

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Paul Koh, MD
601 Country Club Rd Apt 2025
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Winterson Gundry, MD
(541) 484-4332
677 E 12th Ave Ste N400
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Joseph Williams Chambers, MD
(541) 484-4332
677 E 12th Ave Ste N400
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1984

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Stanley Sherman Baldwin, MD
(541) 686-1737
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Sacred Heart Med Ctr, Eugene, Or
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Surgical Assoc

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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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