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Cardiologist Stockton CA

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Jijibhoy J Patel MD
(209) 466-4903
2320 N California St
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology

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Abbas Ahmed Chothia, MD
(209) 944-5750
415 E Harding Way Ste D
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Dameron Hosp, Stockton, Ca; St Josephs Med Ctr, Stockton, Ca
Group Practice: Stjosephs-St Dominics

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Timothy J Sloan
(209) 943-2000
1800 N California St
Stockton, CA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Eric Braunstein, MD
(209) 944-5750
415 E Harding Way Ste D
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1984

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Leonid George Kamenetsky, MD
(209) 944-5750
415 E Harding Way
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1961

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George S Charos, MD
(209) 944-5750
Woodlane 415 E Harding Way
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1978

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Alvin Camello Cacho, MD
(209) 942-1161
2800 N California St Ste 1
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1975

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Masanobu Kamigaki, MD
(209) 944-5750
415 E Harding Way Ste D
Stockton, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Dameron Hosp, Stockton, Ca; St Josephs Med Ctr, Stockton, Ca
Group Practice: Stjosephs-St Dominics

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Basava Kunamnemi
(209) 464-7681
2800 N California St
Stockton, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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John A Bouteller
(209) 944-5750
415 E Harding Way
Stockton, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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