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Cardiologist Weymouth MA

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James Gregory Corrodi, MD
(508) 359-2187
541 Main St
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1990

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Mark Richard Anderson, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1985

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James G Corrodi
(781) 952-1200
541 Main St
South Weymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Alicja U Starzyk, MD
(617) 773-2709
21 Mayor Thomas J McGrath Hwy Ste 202
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Akad Med, Krakow, Kopernika, Poland (154
Graduation Year: 1969

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Alan Jay Berrick, MD
(617) 471-0033
500 Congress St Ste 3A
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1974

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Anthony Dana Marks, MD
(617) 244-2060
541 Main St Ste 400
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: South Shore Hospital, S Weymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Harbor Medical Assoc

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David Robertson Dobroski
(617) 471-0033
500 Congress St
Quincy, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter Kenji Hoshino, MD
(617) 340-0100
541 Main St Ste 400
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1979

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Eduardo Balcells
(781) 952-1200
541 Main St
South Weymouth, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard W Whitney
(781) 952-1200
541 Main St
South Weymouth, MA
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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