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Cardiologist Superior WI

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Dr.Mark Dagastino
Ste 201, 1001 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: St Lukes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Gale Gordon Kerns, MD
(218) 786-3443
740 S Lake Ave
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1973

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Richard D Taylor
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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LaSzlo Steven Tekler
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Kathleen Clemence Braddy, MD
(218) 786-3443
407 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1997

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Herbert James Lee
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Lee Vincent Giorgi
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark R DAgostino
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lake Superior Community Health Center
(218) 722-1497
4325 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN
Services
Women's Health, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Men's Health, Internal Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Gynecology, Functional Medicine, Endocrinology, Clinical Ecology, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Arthritis
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Michael Emil Mollerus
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
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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