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Cardiologist Woonsocket RI

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Lauralyn Cannistra
(401) 729-2175
111 Brewster St.
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Thomas V Lanna, MD
(401) 762-3838
25 John A Cummings Way
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Landmark Med Ctr -Woonsocket, Woonsocket, Ri; Roger Williams Med Ctr, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: RI Cardiovascular Group

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Hani Mohammed Sabbour, MD
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kuwait Univ, Fac Of Med, Hlth Sci Ctr, Kuwait
Graduation Year: 1994

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Paul T Schwerdt, MD
(617) 789-3000
68 Cumberland St Ste 103
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Dublin, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Dublin
Graduation Year: 1997

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Kamel Toukan
(401) 766-5959
25 John A Cummings Way
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Khurram Shahzad
(401) 766-5959
25 John Cummings Way
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter Petropoulos, MD
(401) 765-3121
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jeffrey F LaTham
(401) 762-3838
68 Cumberland St
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mohammed Arif
(401) 766-5959
25 John Cummings Way
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Malcolm Kirk
(401) 793-7191
68 Cumberland St # 103
Woonsocket, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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