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Cardiologist Woburn MA

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David E Schwartz, MD
(978) 927-4110
77 Herrick St
Beverly, MA
Business
The Medical Group Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Peter Anthony Azar, MD
(781) 933-1198
23 Warren Ave
Woburn, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1986

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Lester Steven Shoap, MD
(781) 665-2525
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1974

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Curtis E Bowman
(781) 665-2525
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Aubrey Dickman
(781) 665-2525
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter Azar
(781) 933-1198
23 Warren Ave
Woburn, MA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kanta Nagpaul, MD
(781) 662-2100
3 Woodland Rd Ste 205
Stoneham, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: All India Inst Of Med Sci, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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Aubrey Dickman, MD
(781) 665-2525
3 Woodland Rd Ste 421
Stoneham, MA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Bruce Watrous
(781) 942-0606
30 New Crossing Rd # 205
Reading, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Daniel H Jurayj
(781) 665-2525
3 Woodland Rd
Stoneham, MA
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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