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Cardiologist Woodland CA

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Mark A Winchester, MD
(916) 733-1788
5301 F St
Sacramento, CA
Business
Northern California Cardiology Associates
Specialties
Cardiology

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John Willard Forsyth, MD
(541) 734-3434
1207 Fairchild Ct
Woodland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1965

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Charles Keyes Whitcomb, MD
(530) 753-1556
644 Coolidge St
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1974

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Anne A Knowlton, MD
(530) 752-5461
GBSF 451 East Health Sciences Way Molecular & Cell
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1979

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Saul Schaefer, MD
(530) 752-0718
One Shields Ave TB172
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jack William Casas, MD
(916) 733-3344
667 College St
Woodland, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1983

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Charles Keyes Whitcomb III, MD
(800) 282-3284
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1974

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Koichiro D Hayashi, MD
(916) 784-5693
607 Eisenhower St
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tokyo Univ, Fac Of Med, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: V A Med Ctr, San Francisco, Ca

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John Arthur Reitan, MD
(530) 758-0758
RR 1 Box 1135
Davis, CA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: University Of California -Dav, Sacramento, Ca
Group Practice: Professional Svcs Grp Univ Of Ca Davis

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Yvonne Shizue Otani, MD
(530) 757-7057
1955 Cowell Blvd
Davis, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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