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Cardiologist Yucaipa CA

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Henri John Marais, MD
(909) 797-8395
40070 Pine Bench Rd
Oak Glen, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Stellenbosch, Fac Of Med, Tygerberg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1972

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Cynthia E Ruiz
(909) 793-3311
2 W Fern Ave
Redlands, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Nguyen Thi Nhon, MD
(909) 798-2517
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med & Pharm Univ, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (942-01 Eff 1/83)
Graduation Year: 1972

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James A Fallows, MD, FACC
(714) 793-1103
1015 Cajon St
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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I Hunter Crittenden, MD, FACC
560 Terracina Blvd
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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M Michael Boldy, MD
(951) 845-3838
949 Gleneagles Rd
Beaumont, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Isfahan Univ, Fac Of Med, Isfahan, Iran
Graduation Year: 1961

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Dominic J Blurton, MD
1635 Heather Ln
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1999

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Nhon Thi Nguyen
(909) 798-2517
385 Terracina Blvd
Redlands, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gary Ernest Marais, MD
(909) 795-9747
2 W Fern Ave
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Stellenbosch, Fac Of Med, Tygerberg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Redlands Community Hosp, Redlands, Ca; St Bernardine Med Ctr, Sn Bernrdno, Ca; Community Hosp Of San Bernardi, Sn Bernrdno, Ca
Group Practice: Beaver Medical Group

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Vilma Idaliz Torres, MD
(909) 558-7675
1321 Summit B Ave
Redlands, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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