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How do you make the diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Restrictive CMP

Echo and cardiac cath.

In brief: Restrictive CMP

Echo and cardiac cath.
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Difficult

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a decrease in filling volume and a decrease in compliance usually due to an infiltrative process.
Examples like hemochromatosis with iron depositon in the heart muscle. Or amyloid with abnormal protien depostion in heart. Diagnosis will come from labs, right heart cath , MRI scan of heart, and ocasionally biopsy.

In brief: Difficult

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a decrease in filling volume and a decrease in compliance usually due to an infiltrative process.
Examples like hemochromatosis with iron depositon in the heart muscle. Or amyloid with abnormal protien depostion in heart. Diagnosis will come from labs, right heart cath , MRI scan of heart, and ocasionally biopsy.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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