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Cardiologist Yankton SD

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Michael Rutan Mc Vay, MD
(605) 665-7841
PO Box 706
Yankton, SD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Sacred Heart Health Services, Yankton, Sd
Group Practice: Yankton Medical Clinic Cardio

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Leslie Lynn Hershkowitz, MD
(605) 665-5225
1719 Broadway Ave Ste F
Yankton, SD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1980

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Paul Lynn Carpenter, MD
(605) 977-5315
4520 W 69th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lloyd E Solberg
(605) 328-2929
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Samuel J. Durr
(605) 399-4300
4150 5th Street
Rapid City, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Willard C Hurley
(605) 665-7841
1104 W 8th St
Yankton, SD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Leslie Lynn Hershkowitz, MD
(605) 665-5225
1719 Broadway Ave Ste F
Yankton, SD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1980

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Alexander M a Schabauer
(605) 399-4300
4150 5th St
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard S Rigmaiden, MD
(605) 357-1430
1400 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Tomasz P Stys
(605) 328-2929
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
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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